Monthly Archives: August 2019

The Last of the Summer Rain

My walks have been well-timed this summer. Until this week. This week the heavens opened. At the confluence of the Bure and Yare, the rain was yet to fall. But I reckon it’s enough to claim the title Rainy Day … Continue reading

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I have a new name…

NOTE. NOTE. NOTE. NOTE. As of yesterday, crimsonprose has a new name. Mine. AND a domain. Yep, after seven years of hiding behind the blog’s name, I’ve arrived. crispinakemp.com But other than that, nothing changes. All links remain. Your comments … Continue reading

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Any Ideas How…?

I am perplexed, and truly would welcome any suggestions of how this could happen: Facing the west window, my back to the east, yet I’ve captured that east window as a kind of superimposed image. There was nothing reflective between … Continue reading

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BTW

BTW I shall be off-line for a while today while my laptop visits the doctor. I hope to be back on by the evening. But here’s advance warning in case…

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Our Everyday Duty

Six: Five and Six reporting back, Captain. Mission complete. Captain: Off you go then, Seven and Eight. You know what to do: Lay them straight. Two (not long back from buckling shoes): Captain, sire, why must we do this every … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #42

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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Too Old

My hair grew grey; I dyed it purple. Yikes, my daughter spluttered, you’re too old for that. No, I’m not. I’m vintage. written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt

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What Pegman Saw: High on Her Mid-Summer Feast-Day

See the Pole, how it’s rooted in soil… See how it stretches high See the Wheel rotating upon it… See how it turns the sky See the Eagle with wings outspread… See the Earth sheltering beneath it See the Court … Continue reading

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July and August…

To me, this shot typifies the British countryside in July and August.

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Monstrous Dragons

Is it the Common Darter or the Ruddy? I’m not sure which, though with where I found it I favour the latter. And I’m going for the title Macro on this; this is as close as I can get without … Continue reading

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