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Going West: Wild Things

As we walked towards Carn Llidi, we were surprised to see a little herd of Welsh ponies grazing on the hillside. These hardy and resilient ponies still live a semi-feral life here. They are beautiful creatures and very much a … Continue reading

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Going West: St David’s Head

It is a beautiful walk along the cliffs towards St David’s Head. The land is covered in an incredible variety of wildflowers, from the pink pompoms of thrift to the tall spires of foxgloves. The starry flowers of sedum nestle … Continue reading

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Honesty #midnighthaiku

 

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Passed #midnighthaiku

Everyday beauty Exotic blooms passed unseen Duty’s call  too loud

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Downtrodden #midnighthaiku

Trodden underfoot Humble repressed and worthless Beauty passed unseen

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Between the cracks

I wandered out into the early morning garden, clad in sandals and dressing gown, in search of The Ball. The dog had hidden the darned thing again and stood at the door grinning, while I did what I was expected … Continue reading

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Unnoticed #midnighthaiku

Nature’s miracles Small mysteries unfurling Passing unnoticed Eyes drawn by flamboyant blooms Seldom look beneath their feet *

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Finding Her Own Way ~ Adele #writephoto

Ma was dead and gone. There was no reason for Louisa to stay now. She stooped down and laid the wildflowers she had picked at the foot of the cross which marked Ma’s grave. Tears ran down her cheeks. She … Continue reading

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Tenacious #midnighthaiku

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Great Expectations..?

It had been a month since I had last been in the north and, as I took to the road once again, there was the familiar frisson of excitement that always runs through me as the journey begins. This time, … Continue reading

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