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Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales

Sunday Picture Post: Lound Lake

4th October we head to Lound Lake. We’ve skirted it on previous visits to the area. This time we’re to walk through the nature reserve. What will we see? But first we’ve a 2 mile walk from the bus stop … Continue reading

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My Favourite Face

Symmetry, another title achieved from the list provided for #2021picoftheweek provided by Maria Antonia. This isn’t the face of the cathedral most visitors see. They arrive from Tombland via the west gate, to the applause of clicking cameras. The west … Continue reading

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Exquisitely, Annoyingly, Totally Unanswerable

I don’t suppose the average Joe in the street gives thought to this, far more concerned with football results, rising prices, Climate Change, the increase in positive Covid tests and whether Blundering Boris will fall off a figurative cliff before … Continue reading

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CCC154: Crowded Out

Look at this. What do you see? Beautiful, isn’t it. The praise of God made permanent in stone. But look again and see the oppression of the Saxon race, Norman stone that crowded us out of our homes. Three parishes … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #154

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: Changing Seasons

Our walk on 28th Sept was too late for summer flowers but too early for autumnal trees. Yet there were some signs of the changing season. Enjoy… Fruits… Not all of them edible And seeds big… And small… And leaves… … Continue reading

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The Between Land

28th September isn’t yet autumn, but nor is it summer, it’s a between-time. And likewise, our walk this day is through a between-land, through the softly undulating plateau between rivers Yare and Bure, through agricultural land, and through woodland. Come … Continue reading

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Saturday Night on the Bure

Goodnight, another title achieved from the list provided for #2021picoftheweek provided by Maria Antonia.

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Blood-formed Laces

They fought with guts and guns and taunts of come-on They wiped the field on the defeated faces of human races They patterned them with blood-formed laces The legion from our region 32 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Prompt: Legion

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CCC153: The Last of the Ents

The Elder called us Said there was business outstanding from the last meeting Said sadly some of our numbers were missing Said that was due to foreign intruders who have taken to eating us We asked what could we do … Continue reading

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