Author Archives: crispina kemp

About crispina kemp

Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales

Sunday Picture Post: Reflections on a Woodland Walk

I interrupt the Fungi Fest, for this week only, to bring you this… cos it was amazing. I went in search of pine trees, for their specific fungi. But the woodland is mixed with deciduous. And on this one DRY … Continue reading

Posted in Photos | Tagged , , , , , | 27 Comments

One Grey and Misty Morn

November began with heavy mist. But I refused to stay home. Beyond the farmer’s field, the trees and hills strain to be seen through the mist. Mist: one of the titles in #2019picoftheweek challenge. For details see MariaAntonia

Posted in Photos | Tagged , | 24 Comments

CCC53: Bobby’s Boat

Bobby said it was his boat. And I believed him. Never thought he might be stealing as he held the mooring rope while I clambered in. He manoeuvred us away from the bank, he pulled the cord that started the … Continue reading

Posted in Crimson's Creative Challenge | Tagged , | 38 Comments

Crimson’s Creative Challenge #53

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

Posted in Crimson's Creative Challenge | Tagged , | 46 Comments

At the Meeting of One with Another

We humans have recognised the liminal times since our first awakening – the change of winter into spring, of summer into winter, the pivotal solstice as the old year yields to the new. So too the liminal places where water … Continue reading

Posted in Photos, Thoughts | Tagged , , | 16 Comments

What Pegman Saw: Chief Kai’s Canoe

Huge, the tree Makonaima made that night; every kind of fruit it bore. Evil, the son who chopped it down. Great, the gush of water that issued from that stump. Immeasurable, the work of Makonaima to gather up the animals, … Continue reading

Posted in Mostly Micro | Tagged , , | 42 Comments

“Mount Mauna Loa” ©J.E.Goldie A Nancy and Joan Story for Crispina Kemp’s 7th Word Press Anniversary. Nov. 10 2019 — Jen Goldie – A little this, a little that, some real and some imaginings.

The Nancy and Joan stories began with a Prompt responding to Crimson’s Creative #22 posted April 11th 2019. It had 2 parts and it was called “Not Another Word.” The photo you see above, was the photo for the prompt. … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on | 13 Comments

Seven Years On…

Do you remember your seventh birthday? Mine: I remember we’d not long moved from a bungalow to a house. I loved the stairs, a wonderful adventure playground (alas, my mother did not agree!) And here’s a parallel: Today is my … Continue reading

Posted in On Writing, Thoughts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 45 Comments

Sunday Fungi: What’s This?

Not all fungi are mushroom-shaped. Many are brackets. But some also are… this I tend not to frequent pine forests. Which might explain why, in all these years, this is my first encounter with the Yellow Stagshorn, for it likes … Continue reading

Posted in Photos | Tagged , | 30 Comments

Lilies… a study

You must know by now I’m addicted to flower photography. But while my usual subjects are found growing by the wayside, not these. These lilies are my regular treat to myself. Photo posted for #2019picoftheweek challenge title Delightful For details … Continue reading

Posted in Photos | Tagged , , | 37 Comments