Snowflakes Colouring Picture

In the original version of yesterday’s snowman picture I’d included snowflakes. These didn’t really work there as they were too detailed for the rest of the picture, so I removed them. I didn’t want to waste them, though – which means you get an extra picture!

Friday Fictioneers: Occupational Hazards

This is my entry for this week’s Friday Fictioneers Challenge run by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. This week’s picture prompt was provided by Douglas M. MacIlroy. The challenge is to write a story within 100 words. Occupational Hazards “Situation report, SR1.” “Data collected, Sir,” Lena responded. “Returning to base.” “Affirmative. Beware storm from northeast.” Lena quickly calculated her best course. It wasn’t … More Friday Fictioneers: Occupational Hazards

Monthly Photo Challenge: The Changing Seasons #1 December

I’ve decided to join in with Cardinal Guzman’s monthly blogging event. He asks that you post a gallery of between 10 and 20 photos for each month, all taken in an area near to you. Over the course of the year we’ll get to see the  landscape changing. If you would like to know more about … More Monthly Photo Challenge: The Changing Seasons #1 December

From Winter

   From Winter Retreat, huddle down, as darkness creeps ever further over the barren landscape. Icicle fingers bind tight; hearts and minds joyless, fearful in Winter’s captivity. A flickering glimmer of light amidst shadow. Watch night retreat. A shaft of pale daylight dances across the pristine crystals clothing nature’s naked beauty. A jubilant laugh; a … More From Winter

Winter Sleep

    Winter Sleep Winter’s chill creeps and the urge to sleep engulfs nature’s domain, with earthen blankets overlaid with the softest of white coverlets concealing dormant heads, as life retreats from frosty air to await the sun’s return.