Author Archives: crispina kemp

About crispina kemp

Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales

Sunday Picture Post: This Green and Pleasant Land

Let me take you back to 27th April. Two buses take us (via Norwich) to Long Stratton, a small town built “along” a Roman road. We’re heading to Tyrrell’s Wood, an ancient woodland managed by Woodland Trust. We’ve been there … Continue reading

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Out Riding Yarmouth Rodes

First to explain Yarmouth Rodes: this is the sea between the beach and Scroby Sands where ships wait for the return of the tide to enter the harbour. And that’s what I thought this ship was doing (it being low … Continue reading

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Never a Song

Drifting alongI’ve lost my songI fell from a birdNow I’ll never be heardWhere are I going?Where does the stream take me?To new life, to death?To a reconnection?No, my bird is goneNow never no song

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #130

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: April Flowers

That’s all folks. Until next week. Hope you enjoyed this little visit to the flowers of my child-days

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Green Hills and Vales

April 22nd. The day arrives for our annual return to our childhood home, to the woods where I played Robin Hood and Sir Ivanhoe, where I learned the names of wild flowers. And from the woods a walk along Marriotts … Continue reading

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On Beltane Eve

Wayward! Wayward? That’s what they said.Wayward, because I wouldn’t follow where they led.Wayward, because I took a different route.Wayward, as if I were a woodland brute.Wayward, because I walked a different way.Wayward! And now I wait for break of dayWhen … Continue reading

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Admiring the View

In the Shade, another title achieved from the list provided for #2021picoftheweek provided by Maria Antonia

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Learning to Fly — Lauren Willmore

Learning to Fly: The Spinner’s Game Continues by Crispina Kemp My rating: 5 of 5 stars I read an early version of Learning to Fly and loved it. I’ve also read all the previous Spinner’s Game books, but this isn’t … Continue reading

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CCC129: Old Man of the Woods

Old man? But he would be old if he had lived; he was older than me. “I’ll be waiting for you right here,” he said every time we parted. “Even if I die, I shall still wait here for you.” … Continue reading

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