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Weekly Photo Challenge: Mine

I created this Daisy Heart three summers ago, so I can claim it’s mine…made with my two hands, my heart and my imagination, captured on my camera. I made it on the grass which fringes a favorite coral beach of … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Foliage

Here is my offering for the Travel Theme Challenge: Foliage These were taken last Autumn in the Birks of Aberfeldy, in Perthshire, Scotland. This is such a stunning ancient beech forest, that it has inspired lots of poets, writers and … Continue reading

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Friendships tricky paths

The path of friendship is often long and rocky, with many twists, turns, ups and downs, but to survive must always be a joint adventure. Both halves must be able to allow the other to grow and change freely and … Continue reading

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Thistle Release – perfect timing

Yesterday we walked a remote hill in the Scottish Borders, passing Neolithic Copper mines, and a 2,000 year old broch, as we followed the course of an ancient dark river. This field of thistles was lit by the low early … 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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Deep Peace

I walked today along the beach, listening to the long gentle waves washing through the sand. There was a feeling of peace filling the whole place, with just a whisper of a breeze caressing the air. The school have all … Continue reading

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Going postal

I was looking at a post box yesterday, when I suddenly got thinking about what a miracle the post must have been when it first started. I mean before the days of the Royal Mail and the Penny Post, getting … Continue reading

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My Granny the Philosopher

My Scottish Granny used to say to me when I was upset…”It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters”. I remember dropping a little jug of milk I was trying to place on a … 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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Tolerating mess

Yesterday a friend popped over, and she said she didn’t know how we could be bothered with the mess the dogs make…..now admittedly our home wasn’t looking at its best….we had been for a long 2 hour beach walk and … Continue reading

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