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Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales

Tuesday Treat: Mist on the Water

All last Tuesday I’d kept an eye on the weather forecast. Would we have cloud; would we have a good sunset? Two nights before it had been glorious. But how many times can you take photos of a red ball … Continue reading

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Avebury

Megalith: noun, singular, from Ancient Greek megas (great) and líthos, (stone). Naturally occurring megaliths are found throughout the world. Alignments of megaliths are less common and clearly the work of human hands. The best-known English examples are at Stonehenge and … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Oulton Village to Hopton

Via Flixton Decoy, Flixton Marshes, Somerleyton, Ashby and Lound. 9th September 2020 I know some of you have seen this iconic tree before. It’s not that it marks the start of the walk, though it does mark where we have … Continue reading

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The Fence

What more needs to be said. Clearly, the fence has seen better days! Better Days, another title achieved in Maria’s Antonia’s #2020picoftheweek

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Riddle Me Riddles But Do Not Lie

I was happy I was Alone I didn’t need anyone Until that virus caused lockdown What you cannot have, you desperately want I couldn’t have touches And hugs And kisses He knew that He played on it Said the words … Continue reading

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CCC97: Fishing

“What are you after?” I asked as I passed the boy and his mother. “Bass,” said the boy. “Mullet,” said the mother. “What have you caught?” I asked. “Nothing,” said the mother. “The mullet won’t bite,” the boy said. “And … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #97

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: Flowers and Fungi of Early September

A combined post of flowers and fungi… So musical, this time of year… (Hip-Hop) Forgive the repetition but this time of year I get obsessed with Rosebay Stealing its colour from my hair! Fading to winter… When bracken turns we … Continue reading

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Hot-DMing

Summer spent in tweeting Chatting, texting, hot-DMing Work outstanding shifted aside A summer of fun I’ll not deny But autumn brings deadlines Reminds me what I’m supposed to be doing Time to work, to rectify 35 words written for Sammi’s … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Thirteen Miles to Norwich

Tuesday 1st September seems so far away now. But it’s a walk I’ve not yet shared, and so I will. We caught a bus to Norwich, then another heading out to Fakenham, and got off at Great Witchingham where we … Continue reading

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