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Tuesday Treats: Flowers

Flowers from our walk of 19th July. Hot arable land. That’s all for now folks. Hope you enjoyed  

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Midnight at the Oasis

It wasn’t yet that magical hour The hour that they’d agreed to meet Stars blinked in and out of existence The moon swelled to full and cut to half She waited in hot anticipation For tonight’s… midnight at the oasis. … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: A Half-Day Jaunt

19th July and it’s almost midday before we start our walk from Loddon via Stubs Green and Loddon Ingloss and back to Loddon. And it is hot! The land flat, and arable. How pleased we are to find a shady … Continue reading

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St John

Mellow Yellow, another title achieved from the list provided for #2021picoftheweek provided by Maria Antonia. St John’s Wort is a herbal treatment for the alleviation of anxiety and depression.

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CCC142: Rooted

The tree didn’t want to be thereAlone in that fieldNo kindred in viewNo one to chat withBut there the tree wasRoots dug in deepAnd there those rootsThat tree would keep

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #142

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 cartoon … Continue reading

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Tuesday Treat: Flowers and Flutters

The flowers of hedgerow, riverside and field, plus a selection of “flyers” encountered on our visit to Coltishall on 15th July 2021 Some common, some rare, some purely delightful… hope you’ve enjoyed. More next week.

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Vivid in ’89

Vivid in ‘89That’s a memory that makes a good lineAnd it was a good lineA vivid timeWhen I was yoursAnd you were mineWhen passion ruledAnd we ignored the clock’s chime Ask not for whom the bell tolls Vivid the memory … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Coltishall

Coltishall is a village on River Bure, set at the furthest navigable point. We could hire a boat in Great Yarmouth and cruise upriver. But we don’t. We bus into Norwich and bus out again. We walk a short way … Continue reading

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A Little Red Box

The demise and replacement of the famous red telephone boxes in 1985 was much lamented… to such an extent their purchase was opened to the public. Several remained in situ as a bring-and-swap library, an information centre, and all manner … Continue reading

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