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Small Town Boy ~ Graeme Cumming #NNLF

A literary festival in Nottinghamshire…. Reblogged from Graeme Cumming: Like most of us when we reflect on our childhoods, I have some very happy memories, although I didn’t always appreciate how good it was at the time. Even so, I … Continue reading

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Preparations…

Derbyshire is beautiful as summer comes to the moors. Every road is bordered with wildflowers… swathes of lacy cow parsley and meadowsweet and drifts of yellow loosestrife make the blue of cranesbill almost luminous. Here and there, deep purple thistles … Continue reading

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Last chance to vote! Annual Bloggers Bash Awards 2019

“Last chance,” she says, “to cast your vote! Support your favourite blogs!” Yeah, right, I note there is no place To vote for blogging dogs. It’s not just me, there’s lots of us, And blogging cats as well… And other … Continue reading

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Seeds of Change

Time does strange things. It is just a week since our workshop and already it feels as if it is receding into the mists, and yet, it is also as clear and sharp as if we were about to enter … Continue reading

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The alchemy of joy

By the time this goes out, another workshop will be over and our Companions will have dispersed for another year. Inevitably, every time we go back to Great Hucklow, we think of that very first workshop… and for me, that … Continue reading

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The Ghost Ship – Steve Tanham

The Ghost Ship —- They come from land and some by wave To travel brave and not unnerved Across a globe described by one Who sees in numbers straight and curved —- That one, disgraced, must face a queen Must … Continue reading

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Damp disaster and diamond days

The morning was magical. It was one of the most beautiful dawns I have ever seen. Mist poured over the moors, white as snow, turning to liquid gold at the touch of the sun. Shaded valleys, frosted with diamonds, glinted … Continue reading

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An Eye full of Reflections (1)

The idea is a simple one: to pick a location and invite a group of friends – some of them Companions of the Silent Eye School, some simply friends, some new to the whole thing – to experience it in … Continue reading

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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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Driving forward

A busy day. The internet appears to be behaving again finally, though how long it will last is anyone’s guess… and that means I can attempt to catch up. Of course, a thumb that isn’t screaming at me to get … Continue reading

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