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A Bit from the Bard

Today’s piece is inspired by today’s prompt on Robert Brewer’s site, Poetic Asides.

“For today’s prompt, take a word or two invented by William Shakespeare, make it the title of your poem, and write your poem. 85 more words


Skin and Armor (Poetry Month - Day II)

National Poetry Month Day II. Not to sure about this one, but… It’s inspired by William Blake’s The Clod and the Pebble. If you haven’t read Blake, you should. 98 more words


The Secret Garden - Autumn Update

So the “Secret Garden” is finished – we will add the water feature and some plants later but for now it is just blending in with the rest of the garden and is truly magical. 329 more words

Secret Garden

Elm Throne

It’s very disappointing when you cut into an elm log to find its hollow at the base. However, if you turn it upside down and spend a generous period of time shaping, sanding and polishing you can end up with something rather worthwhile, like this beautiful chair. 9 more words


Giant Elm Tree

This huge elm tree had been dead for several years before it fell near Cushendun, County Antrim in early 2015. Initial thoughts were that it stood a high chance of being hollow inside or too decayed to be of any value, however there was no way to be certain without further investigation. 58 more words

Northern Ireland


The Level
Ditchling Road
Brighton UK

Oops! I think we shot Bambi.

I am not sure how well this post is going to work. Visibility was poor today. It is day two of our Wild Boar hunt and we can’t just stay indoors. 544 more words

Tramp's Bestiary