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Exploring islands and castles – and ourselves ~ G. Michael Vasey

Gary Vasey shares his experience on our recent Walk and Talk weekend in Northumberland: This time, the Ryanair flight from Brno to Stansted was on time. This time, I arrived at the scheduled time and skipped through immigration without issues. … Continue reading

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Borderline #midnighthaiku

I should have done this earlier… I am blaming the technical problems caused by ‘there will be no interruption to your service‘ being wholly inaccurate. I would just like to thank everyone who sent good wishes for my sixtieth birthday … Continue reading

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Sanctuary – Iain Kelly #writephoto

He cowered in the shadows. Outside he could hear the screams and the howling. The others had left him. They promised to return by nightfall. Until then he was on his own. Footsteps pounded past the opening. He held his … Continue reading

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On being a furry grandmother…

Quite what came over me, I’ll never know… but it seemed like a good idea. I was wrapping my granddaughter’s birthday presents when it occurred to me… they were all all the princessy things which she loves, to play dressing-up. … Continue reading

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On a high…

I seem to be way behind writing about my time away; there was so much to tell. My second day of ‘do as you please’ I planned on spending in Buxton. While not technically ‘in’ the Dales, the hills wrap … Continue reading

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Bubbling over

“I feel thin, sort of stretched, like butter scraped over too much bread.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring Feeling thin would be nice in many respects, but not in this context, though it is a feeling many … Continue reading

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Merry meet

It was late by the time we reached Morgana’s home, nestled in fields of buttercups that we would not see until morning. We were welcomed with apparent ecstasy by Fionn, Morgy’s gorgeous labradoodle, and with piles of very welcome late-night … Continue reading

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