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For Colleen’s poetry challenge

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Opportunist waits Poised and ready to take flight Mission accomplished The banquet is prepared. The flutter of wings heralds the arrival of my black-garbed guests. Sparrows pick at fallen crumbs, but the lion’s share will go to the jackdaws. They … Continue reading

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View from a car park…

The camera was out almost before I’d parked the car. We had decided to stop in Castleton for refreshments before the final part of the drive. and the car park of the Bull’s Head is the kind of place where … Continue reading

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Stained glass and feathers…

We headed into Marlborough, not expecting to be able to park. The town centre on a Saturday reverts to its original function as a marketplace where traders and traffic jostle for space. It is a pretty town and one I … Continue reading

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New Release….

Doomsday: Dark Sage Now available on Amazon The piper of Shacklow The fiddler of Fin The old woman of Demon’s Dale Calls them all in. They said I was born of the Balefire, when the priestesses left the enclosure to … Continue reading

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The hare and the pass

The day was hot and stuffy, the air hazy and the distance indistinct. The higher the car took us into the Peaks, the more the air became breathable. We were way too early for the meeting, but weno longer had … Continue reading

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