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About crispina kemp

Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales

Sunday Fungi: Kept in the Dark

After the fantastical fungi forms of late, I give you a typical mushroom shape. It’s name? So many it could be that I won’t hazard the guess.

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Art Decor

I walk past this doorway on my every return from the shops, and always it catches my eye. The Old Fire Station has long since been replaced, and the building converted into residential apartments. I claim it as Detail, another … Continue reading

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CCC64: The Elders

“What’s that?” “What’s what?” I nodded at the structure. “Them.” “Oh, them. Them’s the Elders.” “What elders?” “The Elders that were here before we came.” “But nothing was here before we came.” “The Elders were here.” I looked at her. … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #64

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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Behind the Garden Shed

I knew a family of imps when I was a kid Lived behind the garden shed My folks never saw them Cos whenever they looked the imps promptly hid I’d talk to them often though they’d rather play Games vicious … Continue reading

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Sunday Fungi: The Blob

No, not the classic sci-fi movie, but probably the most un-fungus-looking fungus, White Brain (Exidia thuretiana) Well I did promise you a potential alien… 🙂

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The Wall

There is a wall around our town, which aptly fits Maria’s Antonia’s #2020picoftheweek challenge title of Around Town. Of the many intact stretches of the wall, I picked this one cos… well, seems someone might be living there. The wall dates to … Continue reading

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CCC#63: A Picture of Me?

Who? Me? You want to make a picture of me? Ow, but that’s… a-maaazing. Me? Are you sure you want me? And I suppose you’ll want me to smile? Oh dear. No, you’ll have to come back in a while. … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #63

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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Mr McGoo

Mr McGoo supped too much brew It’s true, phew, he hadn’t a clue He slumped on the pew with only one shoe Ignored all the fuss, looking askew Till sobered anew Written from Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Anew in 31 … Continue reading

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