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Ese’s Weekly Shoot and Quote Challenge: Wings

Words have wings, so speak good things. (Ritu Ghatourey) A bird sitting on a tree is not afraid of the branch breaking because his trust is not on the branch but on his wings.  (Unknown) Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Threshold

For the Weekly Photo Challenge which this week asks for photographs to meet the theme ‘Thresholds’.  Some other interesting links: Weely Photo Challenge: Threshold | Photographs by James Collett Weekly Photo Challenge: Threshold | The World Is a Book… Weekly … Continue reading

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A Fishwifely Tale

I like to talk to myself these days. Not long conversations you understand, but just the odd comment here and there, a word or phrase of encouragement, exasperation or frustration to my inner self. I try not to do it … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills: The letter L – Lilies

Sunday Stills this week is calling for photos inspired by the letter L.  My choice – Lilies.  Why not visit the site and join in the weekly fun?

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The Daily Post: Twilight Zone – Revelation

My world was in total darkness, except for a warm light above me.  I was a tiny atom, like a speck on the second hand of a gigantic vertical clock.  The light above me was at twelve o’clock and as … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: It’s Friday, I’m in Love

I was someone else’s long-term girlfriend, and he was someone else’s long-term boyfriend.  I was with the trumpet-player in a jazz band, and he played the guitar.  Well, no contest really… watching that dark, moody head inclined over the guitar, … Continue reading

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The Daily Prompt: Mal Vecino!

She was something of a character, the kind of once-beautiful woman you see in those pension or retirement home adverts, rose basket over the arm, all cashmere, chiffon and soft focus.  In her seventies she was still quite attractive in … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Selfie

Ninety nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.  R Buckminster Fuller WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge invited photographs on the theme of ‘Selfie’.  😦 For other, more transparent takes on the prompt click on the link above, or … Continue reading

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The Power of Positive Thinking

He was just another motorist stranded in the dark on the hard shoulder, examining what appeared to be a flat tyre. Or was he? It seems Bill had had some kind of a run-in with a lorry which had pretty … Continue reading

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Open Wide… and scream

I’ve never had much luck with dentists;  in fact, I’d go so far as to say that if there’s a dicey dentist around then there’s a pretty good chance that he/she and I will be drawn together with an almost … Continue reading

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