Tag Archives: travel

Windblown stone

Still stuck at home… possibly for good now… I can still share memories and previous visits to places that have special meaning for me. Some, like Brimham, were magical, both in their own right and to the eyes of the … Continue reading

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Little gems – All Saints, Burton Dassett III

The paintings of the north transept with their beheaded saint and crowned figures  would have been enough and well worth the visit. On this wall alone there are layers of decative themes, from figures to foliage, curlicues and stars. There … Continue reading

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Little gems – All Saints, Burton Dassett II

There is a calm, clean feeling to the church of All Saints in Burton Dassett. It isn’t just the limewashed walls or the plain glass in the windows… not the stone flagged floor or the mefdieval tiles. It is something … Continue reading

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The tomb and the missing skull

If the only way I can get out and play at the moment is to revisit old haunts, then so be it. Four years ago, I stumbled across a church with some wonderful stories and a fantastic tomb… In the … Continue reading

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Instant fame? ~ Barb Taub #humor #travel #India

Reblogged from Barb Taub… because we need all the smiles we can get 🙂 Pandemic calendaring… Where does your calendar say you’ll be this week? Where are you really? Like the rest of the world, for the past year I’ve … Continue reading

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Remembered #midnighthaiku

Mist and memory Dreams of other worlds and times Touch of joy remains Heart lifts when I remember Rain upon a mountaintop

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Silenced #midnighthaiku

Wide horizons missed Human stories left untold Silenced by lockdown *

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Ani’s Advent 2020!- Mary Smith tells of Christmas in Karachi…

Dear Santa, We all make friends, in lots of different ways. Some of us make loads of friends… and others just a few really good ones. You know lots of people… two legs and four… and probably know more than … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2020! Dot (and Darlene Foster) on The Year of the Pandemic

Dear Santa, I have my friend from Spain over today. We haven’t actually met, but then, she lives a long way away and although the two-legses usually get to gallivant all over the place, they don’t seem to like it … Continue reading

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Guadalest in the Mountains ~ Darlene Foster

Reblogged from Darlene Foster’s Blog: A favourite place to visit near us is the historic village of Guadalest located on a pinnacle of rock with spectacular views all around. It requires driving a twisty, narrow road that winds up into … Continue reading

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