Category Archives: terror


The morning is silent. Even the usual distant traffic noise of the rush-hour mayhem is hushed. The busy road that runs through the village no longer channels the speeding cars and lorries that habitually thunder through this small village. My … Continue reading

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No false ideal can be a true defence When evil, as a spoiled and angry child Can break and shatter childhood innocence, To be, by any feeling heart, reviled. No hope can find its birth in violence As death’s own … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up – Glimpsed #writephoto

The photograph for this week’s prompt was taken from inside one of the cells at Buckingham Gaol, now a museum. The tiny castle-like building dominates the centre of the town and has a very strange atmosphere. The cell doors were … Continue reading

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Nice 14/7/16

It is a long time since I joined the crowds in France to celebrate a national holiday, but I remember the wonderful atmosphere and gaiety when I took my small son to watch the blooming of fireworks in the night … Continue reading

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No words

Sometimes there are no words. They have all been said. We are left only with those that sound like platitudes although they are spoken from the heart. There are no words. Yet to remain silent is to accept somehow, that … Continue reading

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