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Unblogged

  It’s just as well the visitor is thrust into the mix as I had lost my muse, couldn’t get my hands on the keyboard and the white page had been staring me back in the face for a while.  I wandered through woods of Headington Hill, a part of Oxford Brookes University campus, looking […]
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Stuck on Conchiglie

One of the houses I lived in did not have a name so we got stuck on Conchiglie.   Pasta and Glue In this four bedroomed lost and found there’s people coming ‘round and we’re drinking gin, ‘coz there’s no food in. When I open my mouth wide I can feel my mind slide as […]
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Joyful linger over Versatile Award

It’s so beautiful to be encouraged and cheered on. I feel lucky.   Getting an award is a moment to treasure and linger over and a bit like eating a choc-ice alone. This award resonates for every blogger here as each writer is versatile to stay rooted in social media which moves so fast. The blogs […]
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Dodgy Doges and Fresher Frescoes

    Towers are lowering to the ground in the flood. The availability of rooms we all enjoy amongst the frescoes are slipping away. Art defines who we are, our faces stare like emperors lost in a terrible moment of catastrophe. The strength of Venice is to the hilt. Suddenly her boats are ripped up […]
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Mute

Sunshine Smiles Day

I was so thrilled to wake up to a bright shining award from a brilliant blogger, Upasna.  The message of Upasna’s blog is ‘Live out loud’ which rings through the posts you can read here.  A great interpretation of life through the writing is on offer and I love the description of Upasna as ‘magnetic […]
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I am honoured to accept ‘Field of Flowers’

With grey skies solidly standing above the South England for weeks upon end these flowers are received with much joy. Beautiful blogs that I have enjoyed from my Reader have lifted spirits upwards from the boggy earth the floods are creating.  Reading them takes the mind off the fact that some people are watching water […]
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blackberry is a gooseberry

My neighbour has a holiday cottage full of the outdoors type.  They are frequently lost on our winding roads but I hear them coming up the lane from random chatter on their mobile phones.  Right now I have my window open. to catch what drifts in on the breeze. I’m walking my way to work […]
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A look back. No anger.

A car of the 21st century passes the oldest houses in England’s first recorded fort.  This is Colchester, where the Roman Army set up camp to begin their onslaught of Saxon England.  In the early morning the passing car does not regard these wattle and daub style tenements inspite of their bright colours. This strong […]
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