Proudly they stand, ancient stones steeped in mystery, weathered and windblown on the lonely roadside, sheltering stories of times long past. Name carved in stone, black feathers bathed in blood, warrior fallen in battle, legend unforgotten. Crawling on hands and knees, scrabbling and squeezing, hoping and praying that aches and pains are drawn away by weathered stone during undignified rebirth.... Continue Reading →
This is my second entry into Cee's Black and White Challenge for the theme buildings. I decided that I may as well post the rest of the pictures I'd originally intended to include in my last post seeing as they were all ready to go. These ones are a little less 'vintage' than the last set.
This is my entry into Cee's Black and White Challenge. This week's theme is buildings. As I'm sure you can tell, I spent a little longer playing around with the editing of these this week. I thought a vintage effect would fit the subject matter quite nicely. I'd love to know what everyone else thinks.... Continue Reading →
This post is in response to the Six Word Story prompt provided by Ben Nicholson of A Hopelessly Wandering mind. This week's theme is Purgatory and I ended up writing not one but three responses to it, plus some accompanying historical information. Hopefully each of the six words works as a story even for those who don't wish... Continue Reading →
Last week I visited Warwick Castle, a beautiful fortress on the banks of the River Avon. It was a beautiful day, both weather-wise and as it was spent in the company of my parents and my nephew. Many of you may know my mum, Millie Thom, as she also blogs and we take part in... Continue Reading →