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Racing Through the Moorlands ~ Ashlie Harris #writephoto

“Sugarbit, slow down!” My white and chestnut-spotted mare had been spooked, undoubtedly by some hideous varmint. “Whoah, whoah,” came my father’s deep voice as he rushed up behind us. “Sugarbit, halt!” With an abrupt jolt, my horse came to a … Continue reading

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The Small Dog on Guard…

I live with a cow-field just over the fence, For a guard-dog that’s really no joke, ‘Cause a cow is a curious beastie, you see, And they all have a thing about looking at me And their heads through my … Continue reading

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Living Lore: Gary Stocker and The Phantom Miller of Bearley

I would like to welcome Gary Stocker, who, having seen my appeal for folklore and folk tales, sent me an email packed with wonderful stuff. So much, in fact, that I decided a regular series of posts was the only … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Linda Bradley – Apples don’t fall far…

Do you ever wonder where your love of something really comes from? With the loss of my mother this past year, sorting through stacks of letters, postcards, and family photos has brought a fresh understanding for some of the mysteries … Continue reading

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Guest author: Bob Van Laerhoven – From the horse’s mouth

Bob Van Laerhoven is an award winning Begian/Flemish author with a similar problem to my own, but whereas I am owned by a single small dog, Bob is owned by three horses. “My three princesses,” writes Bob. “Bruja – criollo … Continue reading

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Pancakes, kelpies and afternoon tea

After my walk along the bay to the kirk of St Bridget the rest of the day passed in leisurely fashion, surrounded by the colours of the garden, with wonderful food, cold Prosecco and warm friendship. The evening began under … Continue reading

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