Tag Archives: illness

Timeless ~ Hayley R. Hardman #writephoto

It was a silly idea but it stuck in my head and what did I have to lose anyway? An afternoon getting lost, back tracking lots then finally finding the correct field. Though, it’s hard to say those hours were … Continue reading

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Well Worth It ~ Notes to Women #writephoto

I stand here, in the mist, waiting. Waiting for you. Every year, I come to the spot where we last parted company and where you promised me that you would be upon your return after the journey which called you … Continue reading

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Love in cold blood

A healing embrace The gift of a loving soul Wears many faces A burden borne for others Lightening the heart of both * What I had observed in my fish tank with my little dying fish, I was privileged to … Continue reading

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A life on the scales

My son has a sick fish in his pond over which we are both worrying. The trouble with pond fish is that they have many places to hide if they are unwell, and you only usually see them from above, … Continue reading

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Glade #writephoto Hayley R. Hardman

Reblogged from The Story Files: As we tromped through the Japanese ‘suicide’ forest, I tried to remember what number this activity had been at on Robin’s bucket list. Somewhere around the middle maybe? Scrambling over a large tree root, I … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog – On duty

There’s something wrong with the two-legs. She’s not broken exactly, but she’s not working right. I keep having to remind her about impotant things… like my dinner.  ‘Off colour’ she calls it… I thought that only happened to the fish … Continue reading

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A close approximation of normality…

The small dog, absent for far too long, is finally home. The unusual tidiness has been replaced by mayhem, the heavy silence broken by the clatter of claws on wooden flooring and the manic squeaking of stuffed toys reunited with … Continue reading

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Spring by Hayley R.Hardman #writephoto

It was the first time Shell had been outside since early autumn. Strangely, everything looked the same; there were leaves on the ground, the trees were bare and clear water was still running in the man made stream. The air … Continue reading

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The great Shepherds’ Pie Triumph

I had shepherds’ pie for my breakfast… It isn’t as bad as it seems… After nearly a week of not eating a thing A good meal was the stuff of my dreams. * A mouthful of toast had been madness… … Continue reading

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The mole…

I’m pumped up on steroids and antibiotics, At least, just for once they don’t think I’m neurotic, But do we have answers? Oh no, we do not, They haven’t the foggiest clue what I’ve got. My blood pressure’s fine, they … Continue reading

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