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Small Stone: Dec 19th, 2014

Waiting for the sound of crushing stones Рthe noise of tyres on gravel, the heavy vehicle attending the quiet private drive.  A picture forms: 146 more words


Small Stone: Dec 18th, 2014

White geese huddle in a field next to a little girl – their white feathers blending with the snow-laden field beneath them, and the blizzard. Their orange beaks and feet are warm in colour, against the stark white of the world they know. 45 more words


Small Stone: Dec 17th, 2014

Darkness Рbut for the Moon. White light shines through my windows, skimming the night with a silvery glow. The world is illuminated, dim and grey, in its presence Рclear, but barely visible. 96 more words


Small Stone: Dec 16th, 2014

To Make A Christmas Cracker:

  1. Collect empty toilet roll holders. Ensure there is enough for one per person, with one spare.
  2. Collect together a cracker pull/snap, a paper hat, a joke and a present for every cracker.
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Small Stone: Dec 15th, 2014

Cool night air claws at my arms and skin – the sharp cold caught me by surprise, shrill and stark. But the night is clear and black, and stars adorn the velvet sky. 37 more words


Small Stone: Dec 14th, 2014

Today is special. Today it all begins.

The base is first – the lower section of the tree must be balanced, straight, secured. Adjusted, altered, inched, just so. 172 more words


Small Stone: Dec 13th, 2014

When you get in, your arrival has already been anticipated. Three cats are sitting in the hallway, waiting, meowing. It is time, they tell you. It is time now. 108 more words