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Walking the dogs

Shelley, our animal lover contributor (see https://elizabethbecker1.wordpress.com/2014/02/05/shelleys-adopted-menagerie-a-heatwave-story/ for example ) has been doing a whole lot of dog sitting and dog walking over the past year or so. 540 more words

The charm of the lines seemed to Winterborne to be somehow the result of his lost love’s charms upon Fitzpiers.  “You seem to be mightily in love with her, sir,” he said, with a sensation of heart-sickness, and more than ever resolved not to mention Grace by name.

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Cee's Fun Foto Challenge: Clouds

There is nothing I like photographing better than clouds. Clouds can create such a variety of emotions, give a feeling of portent, bring other images to mind. 757 more words

Irene Waters

Understanding 'the thrill of graveside communion': Jessica's Postcard from the Protestant Cemetery, Rome

Why I went…

After a thwarted attempt as an undergraduate too nervous to brave the Rome metro alone – and unable to convince my Classics-major travelling companions to visit anything so recent as a nineteenth-century poet – I made a point of playing pilgrim the next time I found myself in Italy. 213 more words

Postcard Gallery

Hymn to Apollo

by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

The sleepless Hours who watch me as I lie,
Curtained with star-inwoven tapestries,
From the broad moonlight of the sky, 274 more words


Freewill Written in Verse #Wordsmatter #Quote

Freewill in Poems

Our poems were mirrors
To inner states of freedom
They celebrated solitude
A loving solitude that extends

To nature and all unity and uniformity… 171 more words