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Old farm cart, decaying in a wood.

I’ve observed this old farm cart decaying into the wood at Binbrook, Lincolnshire, for more than 20 years.


Fresh Trails - Take 3 

Literally fresh trails in the snow. Conditions varied from crusty from the wind to soft in the trees. The dog, of course, made his own trail. 22 more words

Random Ramblings

Noddy's Flycap

I was working in the garden this morning, and came across this stunning mushroom in the middle of the broad beans.

My first reaction was, “Oh, my! 273 more words


Old Barns, New Vision: On Learning to See

For almost three years now I’ve been going to weekly oil painting class. We take longish breaks over the summer and for the holidays, and it’s always a great feeling to get back to work, to the smells, to the Zen experience painting has become for me. 609 more words


LAST THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: a box of darkness

“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift.” – Mary Oliver…

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Get Outside—See Cool Stuff

I’m trying to make myself go out for a walk at lunchtime every day. I’ll admit that I can be a bit of a slave driver when I’m working, and I don’t always manage it. 314 more words