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In the high places

A post from the archives: Before the virus pinned us all down in our own homes, we were supposed to be going to Scotland for a long-awaited holiday. It isn’t the first time that a trip north of the border … Continue reading

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Ol’ Bill…

* …”When it comes to the end of life you have to have something to call your own,” Bill slipped his arm through mine. The soft twill of his well pressed jacket warmed my bare flesh. “Something you’ve come up … Continue reading

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Nowt ’bout owt…

* The Master Mason watched as the Foundation Stone was lifted from its point of origin and swung out and over the construction site. * “I’d hate to have your job,” said a voice to his left. He shifted his … Continue reading

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Dragon-lines

* Eight dragons watch the landscape, gazing out across the land To where the lines originate and guarding where they stand An ancient story carved in stone depicts old myths and new To show that though the story shifts, its … Continue reading

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The View from my Writing Desk… Jaye Marie

Reblogged from Anita Dawes & Jaye Marie: Although we live in a town, it isn’t an inner-city town. Tucked behind the South Downs in Hampshire, we are just 19 miles from the sea. An ordinary town really, rows of streets … Continue reading

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Valet…

* …Monsieur Phillipe Montgomery laid aside his goose feather quill. It made an art of his writing. It made a rite of his practise of that art. Besides which it happened to be the instrument with which he had first … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Imaginary Isles…

Dear Wen, ‘I don’t know. I wasn’t there…It’s impossible to say…’ Well, not having been invited to Ashbourne of course… The bell clapper sounding hollowly is an analogy of a lost soul… The bell or the ‘silent shell’ is the … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Imaginary Isles…

Dear Don, It was an interesting weekend with the research. The south transept window from Ashbourne has opened a whole set of mysteries to track down and so far I’ve only got a little way in. I enlisted the help … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Dorcas…

Dear Wen, ‘O Great Seer, pray turn a page and read to us from the Dread Book of Assassinations…’ Just a pity we will not be able to quote from it in any of  the books! The pigeon made you … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Dorcas…

Dear Don , Well, we may have thought we’ve done little more than assimilate and read from the fabled Book this weekend, but over 1500 pictures say otherwise… I’d lost track of half of what we’ve managed to do till … Continue reading

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