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Catalonia Part 2 – Energy

                                                                                                       Solsona             Catalonia - a Haibun Feel the spring of energy bubbling from the red baked earth, alchemy transforming plants and stones into built forms. A white haired woman... Continue Reading →


What Feeds Us – as well as food ?

What feeds us  - as well as food ? For me : A summer wind that sways the sways the trees, softly nudges me. My old pals who left small plates of food outside my door when I would not... Continue Reading →

Castle in Catalonia – the subversive spirit of Catalonians Part 1

I took a trip to Catalonia, in Northern Spain, to learn a little about the subversive, independent creativity of the Catalonians. And stayed in a castle, Cardona castle. A medieval castle now a hotel. My room was high up, a room with... Continue Reading →

Elephant in the Room : Poem

Poem prompted by a personal experience, and wider world events...                                                 images courtesy of +                                                              Elephant in the Room We sit around talking - life , politics, media. One quiet, one brash, another charismatic. Voices rise, he... Continue Reading →

A Poem : Plea Bargain with Ageing

Plea Bargain with Ageing Another friend, another ailment, spasm  of fear, share their shock, their dread, their indignation. Awful shaming thought, I'm glad it's not me, next time it may be. A mounting tally of ailments now, stacking up to derail... Continue Reading →

Twitter Twittering Tale # 40 Those Were the Days Twittering Tale # 38 The Rickety Bridge Twittering Tale #36 Bright Blue Sky Twittering Tale #42 Marshall House in Savannah # 34 Strange Foods Twittering Tales # 33 the Twitching Curtain #32 the Glittering Fly # 29 Magic Ball #28 The Portrait #26 The Rear View Mirror

Twittering Tale #42 Grand Old House july 2017 Twittering Tales #42 – 25 July 2017 The Marshall House in Savannah, Georgia – Photo by Kat Myrman This week's photo is of a splendid old house, in Savannah, Georgia. This... Continue Reading →

Enchanted Eventide : poem inspired by an enchanting photo Over at Sometimes Stellar Story Teller, Nicola sets a poetry challenge, using her enchanting photo as a prompt. Here's my take. Enchanted Eventide I walk the dreamy woodland path, this quiet spring twilight. The path curves, I find a... Continue Reading →

Historic Warwick : the Master’s Secret Garden

I have never gone into the other world of the Lord Leycester Hospital, in historic Warwick. I have driven past before, idly wondered what sort of place it is. Today, sun shining, I feel a curiosity, a mood to explore. I... Continue Reading →

Surface tension : I watch the waterboatmen on my pond

First some definitions : Surface tension: a fine film on the surface of the water Waterboatmen/ water striders : small insects such as waterboatmen can 'walk on water' because their weight is not enough to penetrate the water.                                                              Image... Continue Reading →

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