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Discovering Albion – day 8: A Tide of Silence

Winter on Holy Island, it seems, is silent save for the song of the waves and the cry of the gull. The visitors had left; the locals all seemed to be indoors. It was as if we shared the island … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 8: Out to the Castle

We had found a pub and, duly watered and warmed by the coal fire of the Crown and Anchor, had wandered out to look around. The tide was still out, but the few visitors were already making their way back … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion- Day 7 : High as the Sun…

The parking ticket was heading towards its last hour as we headed for the remains of St Rule’s church within the Abbey precinct. The little church was built in AD1130 and although only a shell now remains, its tower still … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 7: The Elasticity of Time.

According to the map we covered another two hundred miles that day. More, if you take into account that we did it all on the back roads , being very gentle with the ailing car and sticking to the coast … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 7 – Dawn on the Sea

We’d been well fed again and liberally doused with Edinburgh spiced orange gin… so I fell asleep on the sofa and was sent to bed yet again. I’m useless. Next morning we were on our way, taking an early leave … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 5/6: The Kirk on the Bay

We took the road across the hills, drinking in the green and white beauty agains the backdrop of blue. It was a perfect day. The trip could have taken all day, with me slowing the car every few minutes to … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 4: Off the Motorway…

We’d done well so far. We deserve some credit for that. For once we hadn’t deviated from our original, if somewhat vague plans. It was never going to last. Like all good stories, we’d decided on a beginning a middle … Continue reading

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Tidal

Fettering freedom The song of boundless oceans Captured in a shell Tides abandon their burden Waves embrace will bring it home * For Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday  

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Glisten that Glowers ~ Balroop Singh #writephoto

He sits at the beach. Alone, abandoned. The glistening sea seems to mock at him. The horizon is hazy; the beauty of the beach seems meaningless. The shimmer they soaked in sizzles within. This sea is never going to be … Continue reading

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Glisten ~ Aseem Rastogi #writephoto

The sea glistened in the sunlight as he came out after the short swim. Reblogged from Aseem Rastogi at Transition of Thoughts

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