Tag Archives: England

Writer’s Block

Originally posted on Essentially Ellie:
I’ve been sitting here all day, staring at the clockI’m trying to write a poem, but I’ve got writer’s blockI’ve got several partly written, but none of them seem rightAs I’m looking at this naked…

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Call Me Mr. Sunshine

Photo by Zoltan Tasi Seven years ago, when the paint was still drying on my blog site, I was nominated for a start-of-the-summer Sunshine Blogger Award, “given to those who are creative, positive and inspiring.” I don’t do blogger awards … Continue reading

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Big Dumb Guy

‘Endless Tunnel’ photo by Jaroslaw Blaminsky When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey. I’d … Continue reading

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My Featured Blogger this week is Nicola Humphreys of a rambling collective. She lives, she tells us, “somewhere in the north of England, or the Midlands, depending on your point of view.” Nicola is a short story writer who, as … Continue reading

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Twelfth Night

Originally posted on La Tour Abolie:
Soon after she left us, it began to snow. From now on my life would be all snow,and all falling. My husband cleared our driveway then dug a diagonal path across the lawn, starting…

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