Tag Archives: absence

A close approximation of normality…

The small dog, absent for far too long, is finally home. The unusual tidiness has been replaced by mayhem, the heavy silence broken by the clatter of claws on wooden flooring and the manic squeaking of stuffed toys reunited with … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog – Foul baggage

* I know the score… I know the signs… there’s no way she’ll decieve me, She’s running round and packing bags, which means she’s going to leave me. She wanders way too often for my liking, I must say, Sometimes … Continue reading

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Silver #midnighthaiku

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Away with the fairies…

…or, as we will be up on Rombald’s Moor, it is more likely to be boggarts and giants… This weekend sees companions of the Silent Eye gather at Ilkley for the Harvest of Being weekend. I will be away for … Continue reading

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By the time you read this, I will be gone… You’ll forgive me if I’m a bit quiet. Failing car problems, disasters, unpassable snow and exploding coffee pots inflicting third degree burns (which is what happened the last time we … Continue reading

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