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Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales

Sunday Picture Post: Burlingham Woods

31st October dawned misty but with a promise of sun. So, early bus out to Acle, and from Acle via tight lanes and farm-tracks to Burlingham. These photos are from the first part of the walk. Enjoy The lane leads … Continue reading

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Heraldic Devices

This heraldic device is called an Achievement, and it records all the noble in-laws of the deceased. The red hand denotes a baronnet. Thus a person’s genealogy is displayed. I found this in Hethel church where the deceased was buried. … Continue reading

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He Vowed

Drenched in the downpour He crouched at the centre of the ancient henge He mate, his partner, his wife bleeding and leaking out her life His teeth clenched, his emotions wrenched, his heart in pain From the wedge that hammered … Continue reading

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Friday’s Fungi

Hi, plenty of fungi photos for you today, all taken on our walk to Burlingham Woods on 31st October. Enjoy… And this last one, lichen (cos I like lichen!) That’s all for today. But we haven’t yet reached those woods. … Continue reading

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CCC211: Trevor’s Day Out

Trevor was a fisherman’s tractor He lived on the shore by the sea But Trevor’s boss was heading inland So Trevor begged him, please take me. Away from the sea there were no waves With no boat to pull up … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #211

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 A joke A caption An anecdote A short story (flash … Continue reading

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Tuesday Treats: Colour in Details

The details, mostly colourful, from our walk on 26th October 2022. Enjoy And to begin, yes, there are still flowers in bloom Unexpected, a dragonfly Oh, those poisonous berries, still hanging around! More berries, this time rowan… Red seems to … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Tyrrell’s Wood

26th October we catch a bus into Norwich, and another out to Long Stratton, a small town that straddles an old Roman Road. From there by lane, path and track, we head to Tyrrell’s Wood. By lane and path… Autumnal … Continue reading

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But It’s Not Christmas

My Christmas Cactus doesn’t know it’s not meant to flower for another month yet. Once A Year, another title from the list Maria Antonia has given us for #2022picoftheweek

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I love to stop And who would not For a five-minute browse Forgetting the time As I scan the spines Selecting at random With exquisite abandon That will carry me over Till my next stop At the Bibliopole’s shop 39 … Continue reading

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