Monthly Archives: November 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: Unexpected

The title of this weeks photo challenge is ‘Unexpected’. I called into Waitrose Supermarket in Malvern Worcestershire recently, slipped into a vacant parking space and to my astonishment I’d parked next to a Morgan Super 8 Coupe. I’m a bit … Continue reading

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Where’s My backpack/Travel Theme: Short

As a comparative adjective it’s hard to show ‘short’ in size without its habitual collocation ‘tall’. [being mindful of ‘small’ and ‘big’] Short is relatively smaller than tall and vice-versa. If showing length the collocation would be short and long. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Layers

A chicken, or Gallus gallus domesticus, a semi-domesticated fowl and a subspecies of Red Junglefowl, having reached the age of 16-20 weeks is able to lay eggs. A hen will lay a clutch of eggs and devote herself to hatching … Continue reading

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ALFIEDOG.COM He Thinks He Smells Fox,Do It Yourself,alfiedog.com,Short stories,reading http://alfiedog.com/new-short-stories/ Visit alfiedog.com (see above) and read two stories by me Anthony Farmer in latest list of publications. If you enjoy reading Short Stories you will be spoiled for choice; stories can … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Habit

I tried my best to find a photograph of breathing but settled for the next best habitual behaviour; eating. Habit and necessity Here, a fast-food hall in Shanghai [click image to enlarge]

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Travel Theme: Connection

While out on my bike in August this year, cycling through the village of Birtsmorton in Worcestershire, I spider-gate; a gate wrought out of iron bars and welded in the fashion of a spider’s web. Unique perhaps. This gate offers a connection … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Eerie

Sapperton Tunnel Eerie in the sense of haunted, uncanny, mysterious, abandoned. The derelict and abandoned Sapperton Tunnel on the Severn and Thames canal near Cirencester is little known except by locals visiting Tunnel Inn, built to provide food and shelter for the ‘navvies’ … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Delicate

http://wheresmybackpack.com/2013/11/01/travel-theme-delicate/ Consider the patience and concentration required to fashion delicate letters in stone. Perhaps a day after harvesting the corn in late summer, when the sun has departed and village folk are warming themselves by the fire and there being no witness, Ivor Jones [I.Jones] hurriedly scratched his … Continue reading

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