Category Archives: Blogging

Announcing the WINNERS of the Sue Vincent Rodeo Classic at the Carrot Ranch

When the doctors told me that the cancer had spread to my brain, they also told me that I did not have long left…’days to weeks’ were their words. At this point, the wonderful folks at the Carrot Ranch wrote … Continue reading

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#writephoto… A new home with KL Caley

As, due to my health, I will no longer be able to host the writephoto prompts on a Thursday, KL Caley has volunteered to take over the challenge. Please visit her site and support the continuation.. and let me keep … Continue reading

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Midnight Haiku … #midnighthaiku

For around five years, I posted a haiku every night at midnight. I like the constraint of the seventeen syllables of the classic ‘haiku in English’, exploring brevity to capture multiple layers of meaning. I like the discipline of writing … Continue reading

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The freedom to get it wrong

Watching the fish in the pond the other day, I noticed that although they all swim, as you would expect from fish, they all swim differently. The huge sturgeon glide through the water with no appearance of effort at all. … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2020! Who wants to come and play?

What with covid, lockdowns and everything else that has gone on this year…we don’t know what we will be able to do about Christmas or however else we celebrate the midwinter. One thing we can do is have a countdown … Continue reading

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Getaway…

Since the first days of lockdown, I have not had a day off.  Not even weekends. Like so many people, we missed the break we had planned, even though it was a UK trip. The three of us who run … Continue reading

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Outside in

It was odd. I look at this particular blogger’s page every day…and every day there is a reblog button. On every post. Except today. I clicked into the title, hoping that by going deeper, I would find what I was … Continue reading

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Books, Blogs and Photographs

It can be problematic finding photographs online that you are allowed to use for your blog or in your books. The terms of licences are not always clear and you are reliant upon the honesty of those who upload their … Continue reading

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Who really made the rules?

A few years ago, I posted a picture of a little doorway that I pass every time I drive north. It was a small, rounded door, set into a wall behind which trees cast deep, green shadows. To me, it … Continue reading

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A thousand miles of history…

Two years ago, The Silent Eye held a workshop in Dorset… and Stuart and I embarked upon a thousand mile trek through the ancient and sacred landscape, taking in natural beauty, prehistoric sites, wonderful old churches and exploring some of … Continue reading

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