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Assemblage ~ Bela Johnson #writephoto

The Photo Prompt: Wicker A walk in the forest reveals character, the too-smooth perfect bark of white cedar alongside the pocked husk of a dead relation not yet upended, bustling home to woodpeckers and nuthatches; mossy trunks of ancient fir … Continue reading

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Beltane Eve…

The thirtieth of April is traditionally the eve of Beltane, the rebirth of summer when, according to Borrobil, the strange little man of William Croft Dickinson’s classic tale, the dark king of winter must be defeated by the white king … Continue reading

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Yew – BART Station Bard

Reblogged from BART Station Bard: Ents at Kingley Vale   Yew. Deep peace of the Grove. Silence in the back of my head. Like the Druid’s tonsure, forbidden at Whitby. When the Wild Celtic Church was tamed, Rome had its … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Messenger #writephoto by Willow

Cold  the  winter, bare  the  trees The  berries are  all long  gone Harsh  the  wind , the  water set  to  freeze Still, hush all around  not even a  bird’s  song.   Expectant  they  wait, as  they  always do For  the … Continue reading

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Guess where we were last night …

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Discovering Albion – day 6: Intrigued…in Brechin

He was right, I couldn’t believe it. A whopping great Pictish Cross slab right opposite the door… and looking so fresh you wouldn’t believe it. Four letter words chased through my mind in lieu of superlatives, along with wondering why … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 4: Saxon crosses

There is a saying that ‘mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the noonday sun’. It was barely daylight, there was no sun, only a thin, white blanket over the world. But our sanity with this trip had already been … Continue reading

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