Category Archives: non-fiction

Springish

Some recent pictures. (And not of any of the local springs.) Sheep being moved on North Hill. Primroses at Croome Court. British Camp. Waymarks. Paper birch (Betula papyrifera)? growing with silver birches. Advertisements

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Shame No Shame

At the start of the summer I went from my usual part time work to doing two jobs (my full time boss’s work plus my own) for nine weeks – a shock to the system – hence the dearth of … Continue reading

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Between the Lines

The other day someone asked me to bring Solstice to a gig, having come across it in Fox Unkennelled. It’s an old favourite so that was lovely … but, ‘You mean my poem about sex?’ I asked. Almost no one … Continue reading

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Wild Life

I finished the first draft of The Novel last weekend. It’s a strangely anticlimactic feeling. Eighty thousand words in a document … and? A vast number of notes (things to add, adjust and work out in the rewrite) and a … Continue reading

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Whale of a sign

Orca adjustment to a grazing stock warning sign near Guarlford, approaching Malvern from the Rhydd (on the B4211):

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Muddy meandering

My archery fanatics (daughter and husband) took me along for a weekend away when they shot at the Brighton Open Archery Tournament. Brighton Open was in Horsham (quite a way from Brighton but it was run by Brighton Bowmen archery … Continue reading

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Painswick Rococo Garden

Painswick Rococo Garden has a grand show of snowdrops. Though, having knelt on the path to take the next late-afternoon shot, I missed noticing the photographer who had gone off the path to take his own shots. The garden is … Continue reading

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