Sevens to Murgatroyd! Over the weekend, this blog turned seven years old. Since 2010 I’ve been (mostly) posting daily doses of waffle and wonderment (and at times I do wonder what I was thinking!) but on the whole I can honestly say that I’ve enjoyed (nearly) every moment of it. I’ve ‘met’ some absolutely fabulous folk through Blogland, with varied interests and thoughts, some of … Continue reading Seven
Orange bouquet on a plain black drum, Work the interpretation out for yourself, A sign, perhaps, to honour the Sun, As depicted in blue and white Delph Encircled within a tasselled line, Speakers focus upon a dove, Caringly etched upon plate so fine, Brought on board to represent love Continue reading Wordle: Museum Piece
Debbie’s theme for her one-word photo challenge (One-Word Sunday) this week is Spectacle, so I thought I’d take it literally and make a spectacle of my spectacle collection. They aren’t actually my spectacles, just my collection of them, so I suppose that does make them mine, just not mine mine. I also thought to try my hand at using some of the photo manipulation tools … Continue reading Spectacle
Dear Temperature, Always nice to feel you rise as Summer approaches, but would you mind rising a little more gradual this year rather than hitting us full pelt one morning and remaining at sweltering for several weeks… I only ask so that we can have time to adjust and enjoy you more! Dear Traffic Lights, Such a pleasure when you change to green as I … Continue reading Letters to the Universe… The Earworm Edition!
It was 2000 when I started writing, It’s now 2130 and I’ve got this far. Head scratching done and inspiration not biting, I shall now lay down for an hour… Continue reading Exhausting Writing
Oh no… he’s spotted me. Just act nice and casual… take it nice and slowly… I’ll nonchalantly wander around here, and pretend I haven’t seen him… Ooh, who’s that over there? Sigh. How did he make it here before me? Ah well, best grin and bear it I suppose. I can always fly away if he gets any closer. At least this is my best … Continue reading The Heron Thinks
The mists of time swirl and clear And we find ourselves in a long-gone year At a point in time where stories began Origins of legends that have for centuries ran As rain lashes and chilled winds howl Wild animals circle that were born to prowl Kept from the cave by thin rings of fire Their tenacity to wait something to admire Within the safety … Continue reading Wordle: Past Magic
Debbie’s one-word theme for this week is ‘Caring’, and once again I was struggling to find a suitable photograph to fit the theme – although that all changed on Friday, on my walk, when I spotted this pair of water birds caring for their young. About the images: Taken on May 7th 2017 by the Lake, using a Galaxy Note mobile phone. The little ones … Continue reading Caring
Up early. Out early. Supplies bought. Art supplies, that is. And I have no idea what I’m going to do with them… just went on a pick and mix rampage and bought anything that jumped out at me! I have two tiny tiny segmented containers, two sparkly glass candle holders, a two-handled vase, some feathers, a glue gun with glue sticks, a sharp knife, some … Continue reading Smiles to all! Weekend once more!
Dear Lake, Walking around you at lunchtime was as pleasant as it always is. And the addition of those little black chicks I spotted by the water’s edge made the walk all the more special today. Dear Sunshine, Thank you for helping to brighten the walk around the Lake and warming the breeze, which, if I’m honest, did pick up just a tad at times. … Continue reading Letters to the Universe… Fabulous First Edition!
I’d like to share a post I originally wrote in 2010, a couple of months after I started this little blogging adventure. Hold out your hands. Imagine a box, a box small enough to fit in your hands. Imagine this box in your hands. What shape is it? What colour is it? Is it heavy? Open the box slowly, and look inside. Inside the box, … Continue reading The Box