wild energies flow channelled through fertile form the lord of the goats leaps in triumph leading the herd along paths of uncertainty
cross the white bridge transitioning from autumnal dreams into the bleak reality of shadow-cast days awakening to discover the wisdom of the winter crone
Grasses have ripened into swathes of gold, and leaves have deepened their colour in maturity, for the meadow and woodland have passed their peak, accepting the inevitability of the ageing year. It's been a few months since I last joined in with Cardinal Guzman's Changing Seasons photo challenge, but I thought that, seeing as... Continue Reading →
seek shelter beneath broad leaves find renewal I've loved the tree house tree from the moment we moved into our new house. At first, though, we had no idea what sort of tree it actually was. Generally, I'd simply admire the way the evening light lit the leaves. During July, however, we were given a few... Continue Reading →
you could simply watch through weary eyes as an ever-changing world ebbs and flows * or you could keep on stretching fearlessly higher refusing to accept defeat When my sister and I moved in to our new house, there was a pagoda in the garden that was barely standing beneath the weight of dead wisteria... Continue Reading →
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.
boundary lines marked containing Earth's wild spaces guardianship claimed This post is for Cee's Black and White Challenge. This week's theme is Letters A or B, and I decided to show pictures of some of the boundaries of the meadow and wooded area. Both the first and last pictures show newly erected boundaries, as management of the wooded... Continue Reading →
pale head demurely bowed beneath youthful Sun's gentle caress innocent love burgeoning new life stirring
nurture an ivy heart: ever thriving in defiance of adversity, veins aglow with faithful affection, binding for eternity
lonely gaze watches abandoned to solitude awaiting friendship This post is for the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge. This week's prompt is solitude. I photographed this jackdaw when we were in Cornwall last summer. It was sitting all on its own in a tree in the middle of Tintagel village. Jackdaws are very social creatures, seen more often... Continue Reading →
I was very happy to see that the Six Word Story challenge, run by Ben at A Hopelessly Wandering Mind, had made a return. I find the challenge of writing a story in only six words very enjoyable. Aptly, this week's theme is return. The image I've included is from Pixabay. Young eyes open; old soul sees. To read... Continue Reading →
This post is for the Six Word Story challenge, run by Ben at A Hopelessly Wandering Mind. This week's theme is Help! Check out Ben's blog to read the other entries. Years passed. Dreams of freedom faded.
This post is for the Six Word Story challenge, run by Ben at A Hopelessly Wandering Mind. This week's theme is Betrayal. With eyes opened, conscience demanded action. If you'd like to read the other entries , click the blue frog.
This post is for the Six Word Story challenge, run by Ben at A Hopelessly Wandering Mind. This week's theme is Delay. Anxiety multiplies as appointments run late. If you'd like to read the other entries , click the blue frog.
This post is for the Six Word Story challenge, run by Ben at A Hopelessly Wandering Mind. This week's theme is Prejudice. Empty seats bring sadness: invitation refused. If you'd like to read the other entries , click the blue frog.
For the past couple of weeks I've been spotting a number of fascinating stories, all written in only six words. This week I thought I'd join in. The challenge is run by Ben at A Hopelessly Wandering Mind and each week he gives a theme for your six word story. As I'm joining in at week three... Continue Reading →