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About crispina kemp

Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales

One Year of Crimson’s Creative Challenge

We celebrate this week one year of Crimson’s Creative Challenge. Wee-hay! And what a year it has been. There have been folks joined in, and folks dropped out, some have remained faithful, some we’ve never seen again. And the responses! … Continue reading

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The Tweenies of Tweeny Wood

Between and betwixt the Hall and the Marsh, there you’ll find the Tweeny Wood where Tweenies live – ‘tween this year and the last ‘tween this month and next ‘tween this day and the last ‘tween this moment and next … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #52

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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Man, he’s crazy

I saw him paddling a surfboard along the Thames. Why? I asked. Surf’s up, man, he said. Yea, down in the Cornish bays. I saw him atop Clifton Bridge attached to a rope. Why? I asked. Bungee jumping, he said. … Continue reading

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Sunday Fungi: Weeping Widows

And where might one find Weeping Widows? In a graveyard. And that’s where I found these Inkcaps.

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The Spinner’s Game e-book Update #24

November update… and some news to report. I’m two steps nearer to publishing The Spinner’s Game, the date now set for the Vernal Equinox. 21st March 2020. Editing… that deep-down word-by-word polish I can report with great relief that Books … Continue reading

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In Amongst the Brambles

It’s the season. It can’t be helped. Let me loose along the green lanes with a camera and I’m bound to find some fungi. Even if they are Hidden. And here’s one that was growing nearby. Photos posted for #2019picoftheweek … Continue reading

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CCC51: The Wicker Spider

On Halloween Night the wicker spider weaves… a sticky web to catch the spirits on the breeze: Wicked imps and sneaky sprites, malevolent boggarts that give us a fright, streaming through the forest trees, rustling and hissing as they kick … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #51

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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Which Lights?

Twilight… Two lights. Which lights? This light? That light? Sunlight, moonlight, starlight, lamplight? Searchlight? Limelight, footlight? Nah, headlight, backlight. Paradise by the Dashboard Light. Ghost lights, spectral lights… witch lights? Christmas lights, fairy lights? Candlelight, firelight? Gaslight, flashlight? Ship’s lights? … Continue reading

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