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Venice Night Lights

Night falls over the watery canals of Venice, and the reflections become luminous lines and wriggles. Street lights throw luminous pools across pavements and water, and upwards onto ancient brickwork and windows. A classic wooden speed boat lies gleaming in … Continue reading

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Dark Roots: Memoirs of an Old Scottish Halloween

The gathering gloom swirled with crisply tumbled leaves and neep lanterns and candles began to flicker in the windows and on the doorsteps of the village. I was rushing to put the finishing touches to my turnip lantern, with the … Continue reading

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Blue Moon Bliss

It was a blue moon last night and standing in the middle of the grass in the back garden, I was mesmerised by the light of Augusts second full moon, seeping through the drifting clouds of night. Between the clouds … Continue reading

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Edge of the Day

I walked this evening towards the setting sun, and it’s soft apricot light which filled the sky and made my heart ache with an unknown longing. It was as though I could feel the earth turning beneath my feet, and … Continue reading

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