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Unquiet

A landscape of fear Created for enjoyment Mocking mystery Delve beyond the thinning veil Quiet ghosts reflecting life * For Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday  

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Facing Fear With The Silent Eye, Part 5 – Failure ~ Helen Jones

Helen continues her journey through Derbyshire with the Silent Eye: I recently attended a workshop with The Silent Eye about Facing Our Fears, an extraordinary weekend spent among the hills and grey stone villages of the Peak District. It’s taken … Continue reading

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Facing Fear With The Silent Eye, Part 4 – Life and Death ~ Helen Jones

Helen Jones continues the tale of her weekend with The Silent Eye in Derbyshire… I recently attended a workshop with The Silent Eye about Facing Our Fears, an extraordinary weekend spent among the hills and grey stone villages of the … Continue reading

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The Pillar ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

The youngsters always met by The Pillar. Their parents had. Their grandparents had, and the great-grands before that and on and on till time before time. It was a rite of passage of sort. A congregation-point for those just past … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve…

There is a story on the radio… some ghostly tale or other. I never really understood why we tell ghost stories at Christmas. I know it is traditional, but I was never sure how far back it went. I’d done … Continue reading

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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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