Category Archives: Landscape

Magnetic north

*** August bank holiday weekend is approaching fast. The weather has been glorious, the skies clear and temperatures pleasant. As I get myself organised this morning it is, quite typically, raining. Today I once again throw the bags in the … Continue reading

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Free as a bird

  All, I have to say, is not right with the world. At least in terms of weather. Granted, it tends to behave beautifully when I really need it to…it is obligingly suited to purpose most of the time. Even … Continue reading

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Rowan berries

*** It started with a sleepless night. I was late to bed, as I couldn’t seem to relax. I wandered back downstairs a scant hour and a half after snuggling down with every intention of staying there for a long, … Continue reading

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Blame the heather….

*** “… See you soon…Stay in the car!” He must have known the futility of that message as it winged its way through the ether…I could hear the sighs of despair… I had texted my current location and “… the … Continue reading

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Weland Mind-Weld…

14th September 2021… * ‘On such a day as this two fools who laughed at death embarked upon the adventure of a lifetime…’ * …Today, the adventure is all but over with just a sealing of fire and water, inevitably, … Continue reading

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Crouching Tiger…

Images and Text from the Silent Eye Workshop: Whispers in the West… Or maybe… * Not quite… Continue Viewing at The Silent Eye

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Gone

No ghosts remembered No permission sought for death No pardon asked No oaks will grow in grace here Profit sang a louder song The hedgerows have been uprooted. The avenue of stately oaks felled and carted away, mud-caked and unmourned … Continue reading

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North-easterly: In Face of History

We could hardly spend so much time in the churchyard at Rudston without visiting the church. While the Monolith alone was worth the long detour from our route home,  we were quite interested to see what kind of place had … Continue reading

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North-easterly: Sidetracked and Gobsmacked

We had chosen to take a very long route home for one simple reason… there was something we wanted to see that was never going to be on our way to anywhere. So the possible three hour journey took us … Continue reading

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Magical mornings

It was a luminous dawn, the world blanketed in a thick cocoon of frost against the darkness and silence of a newborn morning. The sun rose, pale and gold, strewing a million diamonds on the tarmac path; setting a fire … Continue reading

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