Tag Archives: family

The Spinner

She sits and spins, A tapestry of wonders taking shape and life Between her vision and her words. Her mind a world away From errant children setting out To carry the spark of life To a new dawning. And yet, … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , | 40 Comments

An odd awakening ~ Running Elk

Reblogged from Stepping Stones: The first hints of sunrise were just appearing this morning, accompanied by the squabbling of gulls who were busy dive-bombing an unfortunate owl who had missed whatever cue serves to send owls back to the roost … Continue reading

Posted in reblog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Steps ~ Hayley R. Hardman #writephoto

My granny use to say, ‘if these steps could talk what stories they’d tell!’ I’d laugh and say ‘tell me a story then.’ She would whilst we sat on those steps outside her house with the summer sun on our … Continue reading

Posted in photo prompt, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Space To Roam ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

When they first left the city she was devastated. She knew it was the better choice. That the twins’ sensitive lungs could not function in the pollution. That Mark’s temper improved whenever he had something green to look upon. That … Continue reading

Posted in photo prompt, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

D.G. Kaye reviews – The Memory by Judith Barrow

Reblogged from D.G. Kaye: Welcome to my Sunday Book Review. Today I’m thrilled to be reviewing Judith Barrow’s engrossing #FamilySaga – The Memory. This is the story about Irene, growing up in a dysfunctional family with a horrible mother, Lilian, … Continue reading

Posted in reblog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A Key To The Heart ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

The last thing she believed was that her great-grandmother’s words had been literal. The old woman was prone to tall tales, lore and fairies, rumors and gossip, odd potions and odder notions. There were always layers of meaning. Lessons. Some … Continue reading

Posted in photo prompt, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Inith ~ Wallie’s Wentletrap #writephoto

She stepped into the water. He rose to her, lifting from the deep, his long black hair clinging to his bare neck and shoulders. In the shallow water where she stood he turned on his back, unable to balance himself … Continue reading

Posted in photo prompt, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Respect

A few years ago, I visited the little church of St Martin in  Bladon, close to Blenheim Palace, where, on November 30th 1874, a child had been born whose name would go down in history. I had come to pay … Continue reading

Posted in Churches, History, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , | 30 Comments

The Festival ~ Wallie’s Wentletrap #writephoto

The Festival of Shadows was a memory. And like a memory, it could be frightening. The girl watched the spectacle of dancing monsters, the giant, the scavenger, a man and a child, all theatrically presented in exaggerated flare. Aasfresser, that … Continue reading

Posted in photo prompt, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Man In The Straw ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

“And the man in the straw danced and danced …” “Till the morning came and changed his chance?” Thomas stroked his granddaughter’s head. She never tired of the story. Her favorite, and she knew it by heart. As he knew … Continue reading

Posted in photo prompt, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment