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Finale #midnighthaiku

ancient art of death final thoughts turned to the ‘now’ bringing life to life

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Waylands with Alethea Kehas

Sue & Ani Thursdays were days when Sue Vincent would post a photograph writing prompt challenge. In honor of this ritual, I have posted one of my favorite photographs of Sue, which I took two years ago during a shared … Continue reading

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The giftie…

There is a ‘wishing squirrel’ tied around my wrist. Its cord matches my dressing gown. The red squirrel. ‘Tufty’ to most of my generation in this country… has been under threat from the invasion of its grey cousins for years … Continue reading

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The inconvenient walking dead… III #COVID #cancer #carers #lockdown

Following on from posts One and Two: “Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn’t people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them?” Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Last spring when we went into lockdown and we were encouraged … Continue reading

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The inconvenient walking dead… II #COVID #cancer #carers

Continuing from yesterday’s post… A few days after speaking to my GP and before the hospital referral process could kick in, both I and one of my lungs collapsed. I was lucky to have my friend with me at the … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 7: Into the Crypt

We wandered into the cloisters, following the signs for the ticket office. The ruins are free… but there is a small museum and a tower. The museum we were not too fussed about seeing, but it just shows you… never … Continue reading

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Walking in darkness ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Jim Webster, aka Tallis Steelyard: Fate decrees that certain things only happen in winter. I was minding my own business. I was sitting in the cabin of the barge working on a few ideas I had for a … Continue reading

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Vista ~ Aseem Rastogi #writephoto

He shriveled at the thought of hearing her voice in his head. After her death, life had acquired a new meaning for him. In order to get rid of all the noxious thoughts, he decided to walk across the country … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XII: Hirvedh Treguhyon

We left the Merry Maidens, still buzzing with the magic of the stone circle in the mist. Distracted by the profusion of wildflowers in the hedgerows, we might have driven blithely by, but… “Whoa…” “What’s that…” we said in unison … Continue reading

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New Born ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

He was born on a blustery night to a woman who huddled on the exposed slopes with naught but the protection of three wide backs to block the worst of the wind. The men crouched, arms linked and heads down, … Continue reading

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