A View Through the Arch

view through a dream's ambiguous clarity visions conjured from yesteryear's depths unchanging necessities amidst the hubbub


Step by Step

gain insight in ascent awakening emotions stultified by society's strictures * gain closure in descent revisiting issues locked within subconscious crypts * gain wisdom with each step overcoming life's adversities so true joy can be found


you have two options or so they tell you * door one or door two two ways to enter their boxes to enter four walls constructed from preconceptions and stereotypes two ways to enter four walls designed to hold you bound in their lies * or you could simply choose to keep on walking

WPC: Autumn Flame

the flame sways in meditative radiance * remembering days filled with laughter amidst autumnal golds and browns * breathing air thick with scents of damp earth and ripe berries and rotting plants and sugarbeet * a small hand held within age-gnarled fingers frog wellies stomping through fallen leaves *  days now circled beneath the wheel gone... Continue Reading →

Harvest Dawn

golden rays dance over cloudtops ribbons unfurling in joyous celebration of harvests safely gathered I hadn't even realised I'd taken these dawn shots on the Autumn Equinox until I was sorting through my pictures for the Changing Seasons post and spotted the date on the folder. I was already thinking about using them for a... Continue Reading →


aglow with simple elegance she glides serenely onwards * untouched by worldly concerns * divorced from fear and anger *  enriched by nature's beneficence she scatters diamonds of purest sunlight in her wake

Watch the Rising Sun

sit amidst the long grass and watch the rising sun lovingly caress the meadow * golden rays revealing the innocence of daisies as they sway to a light morning breeze * breathe deep the blissful quietude and embrace the awakening of your soul These pictures were all taken at the meadow in my old village last month. I might not live there... Continue Reading →

CB&W: The Old Cottage

think of the stories that could be told if the voices of the long gone could be heard within those aged walls but their tales have been forgotten as our own too shall someday be This post is for Cee's Black and White Photo Challenge. This week's theme is buildings.


long fur tangles beneath fingertips as a warm weight sprawls ∗ hedonistically over your legs whilst a deep purr reverberates and ∗ guileless eyes stare deep into your soul binding you tight Meet Geoffrey. Technically, he's my sister's cat, but as my sister and I now live together, I suppose he's my cat now, too.... Continue Reading →

Dark Clouds

dark clouds gather, brooding promise of stormy days ahead * fear tangles clutching tendrils in your chest * breathe * just breathe  * look for the bright horizon, for the glimpse  of sun through clouds * remember the light will continue to shine, even when hidden from  view


pale head demurely bowed beneath youthful Sun's gentle caress innocent love burgeoning new life stirring

Macro Moments: Squash Bug

Visions of darkness bar the pathway ahead,  fear, anger and hatred tangling ankles in tendrils of flame, binding feet into immobility. Hold tight. Breathe deep. Specters woven of inconstant sorrow will not remain triumphant. Joy yet lies beyond. This post is for Musin' with Susan's Macro Moments challenge. This week's photo was taken in the meadow at the... Continue Reading →

CB&W: Isolated Subject

poised mid-air avoiding the squabble of voracious opportunists swooping with raucous cries patiently he awaits his chance to dive This post is for Cee's Black and White Challenge. This week's theme is isolated subjects. The picture is another one that I took on holiday in Cornwall earlier this year - this time on the beach near St Michael's Mount.

WPC: On the Edge

poised before an expansive ocean of stilted maturity presenting youthful enthusiasm whilst all outdated dictates constraining adulthood are deposited abandoned on the shoreline far below a life of graft replaced by a fun-filled existence happiness becoming the prime objective These pictures (which were taken at Tintagel, in Cornwall, UK) were nearly posted a few days ago for the... Continue Reading →

WPC: Edge

time flows with the shifting tides tumbling over castle walls to drown in watery obscurity This post is for the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge. This week's theme is edge. The photograph was taken on the battlements of the castle at St Michael's Mount in Cornwall, UK.


struck with scything blades the king falls laid low in golden splendour beneath nefarious skies as mournful gazes watch shadows creeping rivulets of life-blood seeping teardrops withheld as duty is done It's harvest time here in England, and the farmers have been busy in the fields around the village. Mostly I've come across the fields showing... Continue Reading →

WPC: Morning

wait soon it will emerge the beloved of the sea pathway to secrets released from watery slumber as the morning tide recedes * step carefully ahead footsteps on slick cobbles the journey to the truth is treacherous This post is for the Weekly Photo Challenge. This week's theme is morning. The photos were taken at St Michael's Mount... Continue Reading →

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