Monthly Archives: June 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge; Companionable

Inseparable friends Albi and Michelle, egging each other on, enjoying the crack and a yoke. For them the world is sunny-side up; their only fear is of being poached.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The World Through My Eyes

Life is what you make of it: today for me it’s a Bowl of Cherries. Life is red, rosy and delicious but beware of the stone hidden in the soft sweet flesh. Don’t forget to share…

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Deddington Literary Festival 21 June 03

We were invited to Deddington in Oxfordshire on a gilded evening on the longest day to attend the prize-giving at the Church of St Peter and St Paul. My story entitled ‘A Shirt from Paradise Blue’ was in a shortlist … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Curves

Curves etched into a prepared field by a tractor and a multi-seed drill. This field, near Malvern in Worcestershire has been prepared for spring wheat. (I hope the weather held) Single seed drills were used by Sumerians in 1500 BC, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting

A fleeting glimpse of a couple kissing in a secret corner of a garden. For me, the photographer, a split second of intrusion into a moment in time where the two are alone, unobserved, as they steal a fleeting embrace…..or … Continue reading

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Travel close to home: Tewkesbury Severn Ham

The most dominant feature of the Gloucestershire town of Tewkesbury, aside from the confluence of rivers Avon and Severn, the medieval buildings and alleyways, the 10th century Abbey and the site of the 1471 Battle of Tewkesbury, is the Severn … Continue reading

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Writing Challenge: A thousand words…..

Visiting Grandmama   ‘Come here Daphne; let me straighten your collar. The car will be here soon and you want to look your best for George, don’t you’ Daphne squirms and whinges as her father fiddles with the collar. ‘Stand … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Sign

I found this sign in my hometown of Tewkesbury. First recorded settlement was in 7th Century. A monastery in 9th century established the site of present day Norman Abbey. The town is littered with medieval and Tudor buildings and site … Continue reading

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