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When the Heavens open up ~ Ashwini Nawathe #writephoto

Climbing up the narrow mountain lanes Shivering slightly in the dashing rains Away from the chaotic world we walked Panting, but enthusiastically we talked Trekking higher up the mountain side We explored the secrets it had to hide A cold … Continue reading

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Archaeology, migraine and the barometric fish…

After celebrating the recovery of Super Trooper, the little fish who swam, it was with a heavy heart that I saw him once again floating upside down in the pond and looking decidedly dead. The pale belly finally showed no … Continue reading

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Chasing carrots…

It has been hot in England recently… hotter than usual, even for summer. There has been no rain in my part of the country for weeks now and the ground is parched and cracked. Harvests are being brought in early, … Continue reading

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Unplugged #midnighthaiku

The Daily Echo has been very quiet for the past week as we visited the south-west of England, first for a Silent Eye event, then a wander with our American friends, followed by a few days holiday. I had been … Continue reading

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Beyond #midnighthaiku

Beyond the raindrops When the world seems dull and grey Joy may be waiting  

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The road…

I left after work on Thursday, driving north for the last Silent Eye meeting before the April workshop. The sun was shining, the day was balmy… spring had, it seemed, finally sprung after the torrential rain that had battered the … Continue reading

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Snowing cats and dogs…

“…but they said it would snow!” Said the dog, all forlorn As she sat on the doorstep To welcome the dawn. “If I’m really good, Wish with all of my might, Could you please work some magic And turn it … Continue reading

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Blue – Hayley R. Hardman #writephoto

It was nice to sit by the lake, watching the lapping waves and the cold blue evening sky above. A dusty layer of snow lay on the ground and at some of the lake’s edges thin ice had formed. Winter’s … Continue reading

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The Curious Folded Stones – James Elkington

Reblogged from Walking with a Smacked Pentax It seemed like I have been stuck indoors forever. I know I was out a couple of weeks ago with Mackenzie up Penyghent, but if I am inside for more than a couple … Continue reading

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Weather window…

For the past few days I have up to the proverbials in rose-thorns, leaf litter, mud and, inadvertently, the stream that runs through my son’s garden. I may have moaned about the cold and the wet, and the  sojourn in … Continue reading

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