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I grew up in the North of England, where seeing beautiful countryside, green fields, sheep, hedgerows and dry stone walls is usual. (You’ll have seen these in some of my Yorkshire posts.) 105 more words


The Powers That Be, Part 4: Babysitting

Over the past few weeks we’ve seen Dallas stumble across some mysterious things going on in the organization that he works for.

We’ve seen our jobless Wolfgang get a mysterious note and keychain in the mail, then proceed to investigate. 3,941 more words


A Light Look

Friday Fiction Story time again. Our photo prompt this time is supplied by Sandra Cook and Rochelle W-F is our light-hearted host for this group endeavour. 189 more words


Sparky and the Loquats

Sparky the Squirrel tucks into a lovely loquat, while sitting in the apple tree.

Sparky does not stand on ceremony. What he wants, he takes. Here he is in the apple tree, casually leaning over to pluck the fruit from the neighbouring loquat tree. 173 more words


Hanukkah Thoughts

Snow is falling as is dusk. It is just before three in the afternoon, a few days before the Solstice. This evening Hanukkah begins, and we are ready with latkes, candles, and stories of light, kindness, and individual and cultural perseverance in the face of threat. 665 more words

First Nations

Yuletide in Rheged

A new and seasonal Aiella adventure, now up on Wattpad.

Back home at last, Aiella is determined to enjoy her first Yule for many years, while Dartea is having her first Yule ever. 7 more words


Ode to a Mosquito

Haiku 48

Little blood sucker

I slapped myself in the face

But got the blighter

Why is it that every mosquito I’ve ever known waits until you are just dropping off to sleep before it comes whining round your ear? 82 more words