Tag Archives: Deer

Discovering Albion- Day 1: Deer and Stone

How long does a two and a half hour journey actually take? Well, three and a half if you go the back way and get a clear run. Four if you stop somewhere… Five if you find a good church … Continue reading

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Attainment #midnighthaiku

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The magic of the moment

There was no way to tell what kind of a morning it would be… except that it had turned cold. Yesterday’s sunshine had been a feint, designed to instil a false sense of security and the rain had a suspicious … Continue reading

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A snowy weekend…

It was touch and go as to whether I would make it north this month, what with the lingering effects of this damnable ‘flu. Then the weather forecast was dodgy. But, in spite of freak sleet storms and icy roads, … Continue reading

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Magical #midnighthaiku

Walking in wonder Unadulterated joy Unveiling beauty  

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Notes from a small dog – Snowtime!

Seeing as it had snowed and it doesn’t happen very often here, I made her take me out for a walk. I didn’t have to try very hard, I have to say…for once, she seemed as eager as me to … Continue reading

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Oh deer by Noah Weiss #writephoto

A short post will do for this episode of Sue Vincent’s #writephoto challenge. And to see how well I can limerickise. (SPOILER ALERT: Not very well.) The diamond sign has lost a side Therefore its four became three-wide Never was … Continue reading

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Autumn morning

With a couple of hours to spare on a glorious late-autumn morning, a walk in the woods seemed like a good idea. Ashridge holds a lot of very special memories for me. Amongst other things, there was the magic of … Continue reading

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We heard the noise first The sound of ancient challenge As young stag met old… Ronovan’s haiku prompt

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Deer and wild garlic

Monday morning I was back at work. Except, my guest was still with me and so I was still on holiday…and, appearances aside, much of the holiday too had been work, though of another kind. My job is my son… … Continue reading

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