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A13 (Trunk Road to the Sea)

9 February 2014

The A13 meets the North Circular Road at Beckton – this is not a pedestrain-friendly area. I began my walk at the Beckon Triangle retail park which was… 280 more words

Urban

Tight Little Stitches in a Dead Man's Back by Joe R. Lansdale

Tight Little Stitches in a Dead Man’s Back by Joe R. Lansdale

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Dark, bleak, and utterly brilliant. In the first few paragraphs of this short story Lansdale illustrates characters with an authentic richness that many authors fail to do in an entire book. 57 more words

Book

margaret's song

i am the one that never heals
naked as the day i came
stripped clean as the day
i will go out
lights and everything… 205 more words
Poetry

The Russian Outback - Trans-Siberian Rail

This picture was taken on a very surreal and crazy experience on board Trans-Siberian rail from Moscow to Mongolia, and then onto China. It was the strangest journey of my life, where nothing but vodka and cheap instant noodles permeates the eventual boredom that settles after days in the same confined space. 41 more words

Europe

Acute Angles

brutal gods sow their weary discord. in broken stitches and knotted threads. her flower is hungry. the graying colors wear her. in wrinkled petals and torn stems. 100 more words

Personal Winter


(Photo credit: 8tracks radio)

Nothing more to say,
no words can fill the void,
no more songs to sing,
the music within has died.

Poetry

A chill in the air

Hubby was up just before 6 this morning. It was chilly and still pretty dark. The dog wasn’t too bothered about getting up, but when she realised it was ‘walkies’ time, she was soon wide awake and bouncing on the bed in eagerness to go out. 492 more words

My Life