An Englishman’s Home …

They do say an Englishman’s home is his castle. Seems this chap has raised his drawbridge and issued a warning.

home sweet home

Message received: photo 8th October 2018

#2019picoftheweek challenge: Home Sweet Home


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30 Responses to An Englishman’s Home …

  1. Violet Lentz says:

    Looks like he means it too!

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  2. Haha, I love this! Home sweet home, indeed. 🙂

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  3. Dale says:

    No mucking about his domain!

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  4. Joy Pixley says:

    Faced with that sign, I believe I would, in fact, keep out! It makes me wonder what laws there might be about hanging an *actual* skull, with real bones, on one’s gate. Or in one’s home, for that matter. Not that I’m considering redecorating along those lines, mind you!

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    • crimsonprose says:

      Um, I’m not sure. Of course, that sign was resin. I did have a human thigh bone, picked up on Dunwich beach where the local churchyard had crumbled and all the graves fallen (coastal erosion). I think it’s owner had met with a violent death. It had an barely healed, quite deep cut across it. I ouched just to look at it. I don’t know what happened to it. Yea. I wonder …

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      • Joy Pixley says:

        Finding an old thigh bone on a beach — especially one with an obvious injury — sounds so exciting and so disturbing at the same time that now I want to write a story with that as the prompt. I assume you handed it into the proper authorities, but who would be “proper” in this case? I imagine they would have to check to see if it was really from an old grave, or perhaps evidence in a more recent missing persons / foul play case.

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      • crimsonprose says:

        The correct place is the local museum.

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  5. Great photo! I love that you paired it with “Home Sweet Home”…the sweet and the sinister 🙂

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