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Coming at things from two (or more) sides...

I returned to Matlock Bath, Derbyshire this week.

“It is on the plane of the daydream and not on that of facts that childhood remains alive and poetically useful within us.

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Tor by Moonlight

“Moon hangs, almost full
pieces of cloud scatter,
glide in soft, summer breeze.
We lay in our meadow
listening to the sound of night….”
Daniel James Burt…

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Unravelling the Story

A fascination with a shadow-figure, a ghost.

Our sense of place, our ‘position’ in a  social, cultural and topographical sense, creates our sense of personal identity.

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A Day In The Life Of..............................

The Last few days have brought cold weather with temperatures falling below zero. Yesterday we got about eight inches of snow with blowing wind. These conditions have the effect of making the snow harder to deal with and just making it feel colder outside. 612 more words


Su Leslie reblogged this on Shaking the tree and commented:

Great, thoughtful piece by Charles at Moore Genealogy, with interesting comments too. I was going to add mine, but decided to reblog. Well worth reading.

Six Word Saturday: out to play with their uncles

My maternal grandmother was the oldest of five children. She married young and had her first child at around the same time my great grandmother bore her last. 51 more words

Six Word Saturday

Su Leslie reblogged this on Shaking the tree and commented:

Am having brain fade today; posting to the "wrong' blog. But perhaps there is crossover?

Navigating Cyril Project 10. 'Bub the Flyer'

“There will be a bird today. It will be white with streaks of gold like a crown atop its head. It will fly.”

~Tahereh Mafi, Shatter Me…

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Connection, Belonging & History

Navigating Cyril Project No. 9 ‘At the still point of a turning world.’

At the still point of the turning world. Neither flesh nor fleshless;
Neither from nor towards; at the still point, there the dance is,
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Connection, Belonging & History