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Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales

Tuesday Treat: Plants Along the Way

These are the plants I found on my walk on Sunday 22 November. This time of the year the ivy has almost finished flowering and is setting up berries Yes, flowers. Your eyes do not deceive you. Variously known as … Continue reading

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O Squire of the Shire

O Squire of the Shire You are a liar To set hearts afire With words like a choir You entangle roses in briar sweet You halt and hamper with bemired feet You wrap around with barb-some wire You besmirch, you … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Sun, Mud and Marsh

Sunday 22nd November my legs cried for a walk. And it was best done locally for the Sunday bus service leaves much desired. And so, again, Great Yarmouth to Burgh Castle, via Breydon Water. I left early with the sun … Continue reading

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I say, I say, I say

Truly, from a distance, this chap looked real. But the closer I got, the more he reminded me of a certain comedian (Roy Chubby Brown) What a Sight, another title achieved in Maria’s Antonia’s #2020picoftheweek

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CCC107: Cocoa

The cheek, the nerve, the insult of it Calling me cuckoo! Stupid inbred misfits, you want to fight? It’s Cocoa. Cocoa, you blurry-eyed birds. It is, of course, a pigeon. But rather fancy.

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #107

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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Tuesday Treat: A Rainbow of Flowers

The colours fade from the countryside as winter approaches. Time to trawl through my files… and give you a rainbow of flowers

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A Different Story

To travel back in time To change what has been done To alter the course of history Make it tell a different story But who dares foretell the events that follow upon that alteration? Would that story be better? Woe, … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Not Such a Dry Day

Despite a spate of wet days, Monday 9th November was to remain dry (according to the Met Office. Met Office lied!) We bused to Acle on the far side of the grazing marshes where the land starts to rise. The … Continue reading

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Wise Old Bird

Returning from the weekly shop I had to stop. For here was this gull, obediently queueing. Excellent behaviour; he could teach us a thing or two. So I give you Priceless, another title achieved in Maria’s Antonia’s #2020picoftheweek

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