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A Ravens Tale

   Yesterday I wandered without a plan, deeper and deeper into the tangled woods. The path twisted and turned through unfamiliar corners, while I was lost in the distraction of my thoughts. As the weak winter light began to fade, … Continue reading

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Ocean Spell

Moonlight lapped the deserted shore as she slipped the once familiar furs over her cool skin. Her whole body released the tension she had held these past nine years. Her breath slowed as the oceans rhythm flowed once more through … Continue reading

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Winters Grip – Cailleach Bhearra

    The Cailleach’s icy grip holds the earth as firm as iron. Her cold blue skin reflects the chilly sky above, and her frozen blood is as hard as all the water across the earths face. She squeezes tight … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

I took this photo a few years ago, and love the vertical reflections of the masts. The boats are due to take part in a race later in the day, as part of the yearly regatta, and so soon the … Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Photo Challenge: Fluid

This weeks travel photo theme is Liquid……my post for last weeks theme Mystical would have fitted just as well this week, but I put on my thinking head and went for a browse through this summers photos. These shots were … Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Photo Challenge: Mystical

These photos were taken in a Scottish peat bog, deep in the Scottish Highlands, and I was captivated by the clarity and depth of reflection in the dark peaty water. The sky seemed to fill the pool with mesmerising reflections … Continue reading

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Surprise Brides of Edinburgh

I had headed up to Edinburgh’s Old Town, looking for some atmospheric shots of the old Closes (the alleyways squeezed between the crooked old highrises). I had set up to take a picture down Old Assembly Close when suddenly a … Continue reading

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