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Bite Size Memoir “Bad Hair Day”

Well, wouldn’t you know it. Just when I stop compiling responses to bite size prompts, I get the most humbling and honest, soul-bearing collection of responses from strong and courageous survivors (along with a trapped testicle from Geoff, which is – well – uncatagorizable! But I think he too, survived..) Continue reading “Bite Size Memoir “Bad Hair Day””

How do I know what I think till I read what I write?

Bite Size Memoir Challenge is back!

I would love to inspire you to write up a few memories or self explorations in small, manageable bites. This post goes on to explain why (and how), with a roundabout exploration of E.M. Forster’s ubiquitous quote: “How do I know what I think until I see what I say?” along with my own recent experience writing a bite sized memoir concerning a rather hungry caterpillar. Continue reading “How do I know what I think till I read what I write?”

Le Grand Depart

A selection of photos from my own day on the route of Le Grand Depart in the Yorkshire Dales, just outside a village called Threshfield near Grassington.

It was amazing! Organisation was slick but low key. Policing was minimal and there were no muppets driving the wrong way on roads temporarily designated one-way ! A real feel good factor reigned throughout and I felt very proud to call Yorkshire home.

As you see, we were right on the verge of a narrow country road. The cyclists were silent as they passed except for a whoosh of air and multitude of tires on tarmac.

Very exciting to see the charismatic Jens Voigt – the oldest man in the race at 42 – pass in first place  – he went on to gain the polka dot jersey for the first stage. Continue reading “Le Grand Depart”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts

WordPress run a weekly photo challenge and this week the theme is:

Contrasts – Light and dark, tall and short, happy and sad — this week, share a shot that captures a contrast.

Thinking light and dark, I couldn’t resist another hen – Here’s our lonesome Silver Campine who never discovered a better name than Campine!  I love the black and white contrast through her fan tail and the way her black beady eyes contrast with her red comb. She’s quite a character laying in secret all over the garden – never in the same nest once it has been discovered. I swear she can count Continue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts”

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Wordless Wednesday: Crazy Jack

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