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Another flying visit…

The door was actually open as we passed, so it would have been rude not to stop. “It could be a long morning…”said my son, settling back with amused resignation as I grabbed the camera and hopped out of the … Continue reading

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The Written Stone, Grimsargh Near Longridge, Lancashire ~ The Journal of Antiquities

Reblogged from the Journal of Antiquities: The Written Stone at Grimsargh, near Longridge, Lancashire. OS Grid Reference: SD 62585 37882. At the northern end of Written Stone Lane at Grimsargh, near Longridge, Lancashire, is a very curious and mysterious stone … Continue reading

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Walking with Grief… Stuart France

* ‘I cried like some grandmother, I wanted to tear my teeth out, I didn’t know what I wanted to do.’ – Walter E.Kurtz, Apocalypse Now. * The ‘Good Colonel’ is here reacting to a particularly distressing, and at first … Continue reading

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‘Cadged’?… Stuart France

* Did Turpin’s Troupe Drop him Deep in the Soup? * That Devil’s cast of scallywags and wild haired, grinning hags… who still adorn the plastered walls in Glory’s glossy prima-face. There now to tease and please the local populace. … Continue reading

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Lizzie Chantree introduces Victoria Cooke

Reblogged from Lizzie Chantree: Today it’s my great pleasure to introduce you to author Victoria Cooke. She is sharing with us how she fell in love with books and writing and where the inspiration for her stories come from…   Firstly, … Continue reading

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Meet Guest Author, Barb Drummond… at TRSA

Reblogged from TRSA: I began writing history via my involvement in a Healthy Walking Initiative. Plans were being made on designing routes to encourage local people to walk around the city, but when I asked why they would do so, … Continue reading

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Looking Out… Stuart France

* I have lain here for millennia watching ages pass. * Great beasts once roamed my slopes. I saw them take to the air. Their leathery calls scarring the sky. In a fiery eye-blink they were gone. * Continue reading … Continue reading

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Armoury Show… Stuart France

* The prosperous town of Armore was built next to a forest. Late one night Old-Man-Log came out of the forest and sat down in the middle of the town’s market square. He opened up the palm of his right … Continue reading

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Shaping the world

Back in the earliest days when mankind had his beginnings, it was the land and our response to it that had shaped us. It has been suggested that it was the long grass that caused us first to stand on … Continue reading

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Honour ~ Hayley R. Hardman #writephoto

I liked walking around the little cathedral on rainy afternoons mid-week day because it was the quietest time. Everyone was busy at other places and ignored the grey stone structure tucked away in between the tall office buildings. The services … Continue reading

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