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Steps ~ Hayley R. Hardman #writephoto

My granny use to say, ‘if these steps could talk what stories they’d tell!’ I’d laugh and say ‘tell me a story then.’ She would whilst we sat on those steps outside her house with the summer sun on our … Continue reading

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Traveling In The Dark ~ Miss B #writephoto

She hurriedly grabbed her bag and went out to look for him. She hardly knew him but he has some answers for her, that she’s at least sure of. Besides, he’s the only one who’s traveled the way she did … Continue reading

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Guardian ~ Willow Willers #writephoto

They had always been there or so everyone thought. Their faces weather beaten and sun dried over millennia. They guarded the shores, they kept us safe, even now when foolish people dismissed them as “just rock formations”. They stayed steadfast … Continue reading

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Storytelling

Our earliest ancestors looked out upon this world and framed what they saw in stories that reached the heart through the imagination. As man and his questions became ever more sophisticated, the stories evolved, couching abstract concepts and ideas within … Continue reading

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A silver cord

As soon as I was considered old enough to wander alone… a ridiculously young age by today’s standards… I would knock on the doors of the various elderly relatives that lived within a stone’s throw of home or school. Their … Continue reading

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Storm ~ The Indishe #writephoto

As I step inside the stony monolith atop the green hill, I am entranced. The dark grey clouds above seemed to echo its sombre appearance. Each stone has a story to tell. They are worn out for they have stood … Continue reading

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The writer’s rollercoaster

Following on from yesterday’s post, that seemed to get people talking, a post from the archives… I recently came into contact with a writer. Nothing unusual about that around here, but this wasn’t through blogging or any of the usual … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2019! Doing what comes naturally … with Annabelle Franklin’s Pearl

Hi Santa, I got into a bit of bother for talking to the birds today. She knows I have to, because I’m a bird-dog… it’s in my blood, you see. But she says that while she doesn’t mind me having … Continue reading

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Light ~ Willow Willers #writephoto

Many miles away from where Thraun had taken Rachel, Lisa and Alicia where traveling through the wilds. Gathering as many men, dwarves and elves as they could find to join with them in the fight against the vampires. Lisa turned … Continue reading

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Living Lore: The magic of memory

It was with horror that I read an article, a few years back, that highlighted that fewer Yorkshire-folk now know the words to our ‘national anthem’… On Ilkey Moor Bah’t ‘at.  To me,  that was incredibly sad. Not only is … Continue reading

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