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Seal of Approval

Seal Of Approval A new friend with expertise in archaeology and anthropology (and a lovely sense of humour) took me to a part of the island of Luing I’d only observed from the road some 60-70 metres above, a few … Continue reading

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The Cloud

The Cloud This world made sad by chaos loud Could learn to take note of the cloud Skimming sea, then climbing high It’s sultry depths revealing sky Edged with copper, silver, rose It’s not hard to find the prose With … Continue reading

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Walking On Air

My daughter and her family live in the hamlet of Massford in Dromara, in Northern Ireland – their house being literally at the foot of Sliabh Cruibe – the Mountain Of The Hoof. On a recent visit to see my … Continue reading

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The Morning After The Night Before

Yes, I know what you’re thinking – and, arguably – humans talk even more often about the weather. Last night was the wildest I can remember since storms erased swathes of ancient trees in the 1980’s. It was with relief … Continue reading

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Break In The Clouds

Break In The Clouds Sometimes all you need is a break in the clouds and the landscape is revealed in all it’s enduring beauty. Such was the pattern of things today. After a Saturday spent indoors and a Sunday mostly … Continue reading

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Road Skill

Road Skill I’m a bit on the jittery side about driving longish distances again just yet – but thankfully this time someone else was willing to take the wheel.. leaving me free to spot, and sometimes capture, photo’ opportunities from … Continue reading

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Cooking Up A Storm

Cooking Up A Storm I’ve spent some of the past week exploring the possibilities of the landscape near my new home – in terms of photography, drawing and painting. Here an image becomes watery inspiration for a textile. Walking the … Continue reading

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Striking Accord

Striking Accord Today, in a world where accord is sorely (painfully) missing – except in the individuals and organisations who work tirelessly and bravely, through generations, to bring about peace where there is none – to keep alive hope, where … Continue reading

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Hopefully, There’ll Be Doughnuts

Hopefully, There’ll Be Doughnuts At the beginning (my beginning) I wish I’d known that happiness lay in the moments, not the major chunks of life. Except that finding this out is probably the only lesson we were ‘meant’ to learn … Continue reading

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