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Ani’s Advent Invitation: Christmas Trees with Marian Beaman

She’s slacking. She hasn’t got the Christmas Tree out this year. Okay, I can accept that digging through the snow to the shed might not have been on her menu…but she hasn’t even started on the festive stuff yet! If … Continue reading

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Tradition – #writephoto – Emma Hyde

I wandered along the puddle-drenched promenade, head bowed against the bitter coastal breeze, hands jammed firmly in my coat pockets. It was a late winter afternoon and the weather had chopped and changed all day. The last rain shower had … Continue reading

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Haws

The haw is the fruit of the hawthorn tree. The name comes from the Old English word for hedge and the thorn is an integral part of our hedgerows still today, making an impenetrable and thorny barrier to keep livestock … Continue reading

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A magical year

“There is no place so dangerous as a world without magic.”  Terry Goodkind I wake this morning to a world still dark, even more quiet than usual as it is all partied out, the New Year has arrived and it … Continue reading

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Ancient yew and old stone

We needed a photograph or two… and for once, we had very specific needs, in a particular place… we just needed to find where the stone would have originally been located…And if that all sounds a tad mysterious, so be … Continue reading

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Mercury is not retrograde…

The sun is out, it feels like spring and the Christmas tree will be coming down today. I have always left it till Twelfth Night in the past, following the tradition in which I was raised. I used to add … Continue reading

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A sweet dilemma…

A foggy night of ghostly streetlights was followed by another frosty morning. There was little time for photography walking the dog as we needed to visit the shop early this morning. This leads us away from the fields and means … Continue reading

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