Monthly Archives: February 2019

An Early Riser

I’m playing the pun here … The parish of St Lawrence is one of five created (before 1035) from the early Anglo-Saxon foundation of St Gregory. The five parishes are closely strung, 400 yards from one end to the other, … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #16

Welcome to my weekly challenge—open to all—just for FUN, FUN, FUN Here’s how it works: Every Wednesday I post a photo (this week it’s that one above.) You respond with something CREATIVE Here are some suggestions: An answering photo A … Continue reading

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Damp-Erased

Walking the beach, Washed within reach, A message in a bottle. Not indelibly inked; Damp-erased, Writing now indistinct. Written for Sammi’s Weekend Prompt

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What Pegman Saw: O Gaia

O Gaia, O Goddess, Giant amongst Titans, Mother of gods whose very height frightens Forgive us. Forgive our trespass upon your flanks; Forgive our rubbish left at our camps Forgive our bodies, dead in their quest; Forgive the spikes driven … Continue reading

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Sunday Fungi: Tea with the Elves

A magnificent Scarlet Elf Cup … first time seen, so I’m chuffed. A winter/early spring fruiting fungus, though small it’s easily seen. (Bristly bug thrown in for free!)

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A Particular Liminal Place

This bridge marks the boundary of city and country with Norwich to one side, and the parishes of Costessey and Hellesdon to the other. I claim it for #2019picoftheweek challenge title: Bridge, cos … it is. For details of #2019picoftheweek challenge  … Continue reading

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CCC15: Mortality

Flower. Annual. Faded. Flagging. Head-hanging. Dying Reminder of our mortality. Helianthus Written for Crimson’s Creative Challenge #15 I’d like to thank The Haunted Wordsmith for introducing me to this form: the Didactic Cinquain

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #15

Welcome to my weekly challenge—open to all—just for FUN, FUN, FUN Here’s how it works: Every Wednesday I post a photo (this week it’s that one above.) You respond with something CREATIVE Here are some suggestions: An answering photo A … Continue reading

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What Pegman Saw: Them

I turned the corner and there she was, sat on the bench outside the inn. Alone. By the way she dressed, I thought her a man. But closer, I saw her breasts, unbound. I swept a look round, fearful a … Continue reading

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Sunday Fungi: Shades of Green

Not a plate of soggy lettuce, but a bracket fungus host to algae, not an unusual phenomenon especially in woodland.

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