Category Archives: Dreams

Elusive realities… and an invitation to share your stories

Whether we believe in alternative realities or not, we have no guarantee that we are not experiencing them all the time. How would we know if the man we just passed in the street is real or not? If the … Continue reading

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Bird brain dreaming

Half past two… in the morning. And I can’t sleep. Typical. I can’t sleep because I am thinking about directions and their relative points in space. Or rather, that they don’t actually have any unless they are relative, and whether … Continue reading

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A painter’s palette

The faded flower caught my eye as I was trimming the potted plants on the windowsill. The rich shades of its life and death were so striking they would make an amazing watercolour. Appropriate, really, as the flower was an … Continue reading

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A strange gift…

Like most mothers, I have been the recipient of some strange gifts in my time. When children are young, what seems appropriate in their eyes may seem downright bizarre to an adult observer not privy to the inner workings of … Continue reading

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We left early and took a route that avoided all cities and motorways. It allowed the inevitable squeaks of delight from the driver’s seat to start early as we crossed the Pennines with the peak of Wildboarclough in the distance, … Continue reading

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Soft morning song. The quiet language of joy Breathing beside me. I drink your smile As you dream, Touch you with my eyes And remember peace.

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The man in the wheelchair

Adapted from a post written in 2013, when Nick had just begun to use a camera and discover the world through fresh eyes… My son developed an interest in photography and, with his usual determination, set about learning everything he … Continue reading

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What is love by Nick Verron

Nick is my son… and although he has been loved his whole life and has loved in  his turn, in the article below he asks a question to which all of us will give a different answer. It is the … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Anomaly #writephoto

 Use the image below to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… light or dark, whatever you choose, by noon (GMT)  Wednesday 9th November and link back to this post with a pingback. Please make sure that … Continue reading

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Find Us A Place by BART Station Bard

Do we really need four walls? Reblogged from BART Station Bard Do Druids need a community center? This question comes up fairly often. I’ve definitely thought of it myself. There’s an empty church nestled next to the largest trees in … Continue reading

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