Category Archives: Rose


Bouquets for June brides Captured passion of summer Mirroring blushes Mother Nature’s daughters bloom In the embrace of the sun

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Petals that tremble in the slightest breeze did not even stir. Liveried in black and gold, summer’s messenger walked lightly upon the rose. Which, I wondered, was the strongest? When we walk lightly upon the earth, marvelling at her wonders, … Continue reading

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The journey- by Sheila Chadwick

Reblogged from The Silent Eye: At a recent meeting, one of our Companions, a woman of both Beauty and Grace, read us a short piece she had found, that she written many years ago. We asked if we could transcribe … Continue reading

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Hybrid #midnighthaiku

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Perfection #midnighthaiku

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Photo prompt round-up – Roses #writephoto

This week’s photo prompt of a few faded roses inspired  such diverse entries! I have reblogged as many as possible and include a link to all the entries below. Thank you to everyone who took part, read, shared and commented. … Continue reading

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The power of presence

How much do you matter? You… the writer, the blogger, the quasi-anonymous shadow behind the words on the page and the profile picture that might be years out of date or show merely your cat or a sailing boat? Would … Continue reading

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St Albans – “Count the stars…”

We had finally made it into the Crossing at the centre of the Abbey… you barely remembered that the tiles beneath your feet had been made by Minton when you looked up. One incredible painted ceiling after another stretched away … Continue reading

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First, catch your fish…

I spent all morning in the garden. We have another dodgy looking fish. After losing Round Fish recently, I am keeping a close eye on the pond and spent a fair amount of the morning dangling over its rails, trying … Continue reading

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