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Bhulangwa wa ng`wa shetani: Nduhu wangu wangu

Collected by: Don Sybertz,   Scanned by: Cephas Yao Agbemenu

With special thanks to Rev Joe Healey (African proverbs,Sayings and stories)

Nduhu wangu wangu. … 221 more words


American Dream

Living the ‘American Dream’ carries an implication that you (first) must be asleep.

  • M.T. Evans


My foxgloves are blooming and they are lovely. I have two types at the moment – Digitalis purpurea and Digiplexis. Digiplexis is a hybrid of Digitalis and a Canary Island species called Isoplexis. 931 more words


Around the May Garden

The May garden is full of blossoms! We are excitedly planting feverfew, cosmos, tomatoes, and herbs and cutting lovely Victorian Climbing roses for our table. We are so lucky to be surrounded by so much beauty. 221 more words


Vivien: The Lady of the Lake

“For Merlin, overtalked and overworn,

Had yielded, told her all the charm, and slept”

(Alfred Lord Tennyson)

Most Arthurian legends feature Merlin’s love-interest, Vivien.  She usually appears as The Lady of the Lake and ruler of Avalon, but sometimes she is described by other names such as Nimue – Niviane – the daughter of a vavasor named Dionas – a princess of Northumberland – or the Queen of Sicily.   405 more words


Better Days

We were herding cattle when the boys whistled
In that vast hillside of grass plains,
the frost spiking in every step
The cold winds blowing ears deaf, 197 more words