Monthly Archives: April 2014

Travel Theme/Where’s my backpack?: Glow

Ailsa wants us to get up and GLOW Fancy a ride on the dodgems luv? Neon light of the fairground glows against the night sky. The Mop Fair visits Tewkesbury and surrounding towns once a year in early September. The … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Letters

Letters Galor: some of many I have received since the 60’s from my friend in Mary in New Jersey USA, now sadly superceded by email, twitter and Skype. Not the same is it? Click on the link below to see … Continue reading

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100 word challenge for Grown Ups #130

Thanks Julia. Sorry I’m a bit late. …..but it has nuts in it…. When’s the boat ready? I’m not sure let me check my phone. Yep, launch in two weeks Cricky. Have we got a name? Err, maybe not. I … Continue reading

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Weekly Photograph Challenge: On Top

This week’s challenge is On Top… Alfie on top of Ragged Rocks, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire. Alfie’s a Top Dog… – click to see other posts on this theme.

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Weekly Travel Theme: Round

OOOOOOH so many choices for photographs with ’round…’ ….In the end I’m choosing a photograph of remote farmhouse by a gurgling stream in North Pembroke at the beginning of my wet, wet walk on the Pembroke Coastal Footpath last year. … Continue reading


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Weekend Funny Challenge

…and I’m really sorry about this one too… The renowned dietitian Elizabeth Sophagus addressed a learned audience in Chicago: “The material we put into our stomachs is enough to have killed most of us sitting here, years ago. Red meat … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge: First Fifty

This challenge is to write using only 50 words; flash fiction fifty. In the half glow I felt a shadow bear down on me out of the gloom. My heart skipped a beat, hairs stand on end, sharp intake of … Continue reading

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Weekend Funny Challenge: 12/04/2014

I’m really truly sorry for posting this….. Fred and Fiona were making passionate love in Fred’s brand new Transit panel van when suddenly Fiona (being a bit on the kinky side) yells out: “Oh fat boy, whip me, whip me!” … Continue reading

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Pick of the Crop: Oilseed Rape

This photograph taken on the fringes of the village Earls Croome in Worcestershire shows a field of oilseed rape in early bloom. The sight of some 700,000 hectares of the crop throughout rural England and a few hundred hectares of … Continue reading

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Wheres my Backpack/Travel Theme: Misty

Misty, that time of year which is itself a threshold, a seam between Autumn and Winter here at Hollybush at the southern end of the Malvern Hills where cool and warm mingle in condensing air full of mystery, foreboding and … Continue reading

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