Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Legend of Awdangit (Tale Weaver) – Twenty-Two

In the back corner of my garden right behind the birds nest ferns lives the spirit of the garden. It is a small frail looking being, sharp pointy ears, a wickedly infectious smile and as nippy at getting about as … Continue reading

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Mondays Finish the Story – December 22nd, 2014 – Athol’s Wine

Finish the story begins with: “As the year wound down to a close, they gathered around the table and raised their glasses.” There were sighs of relief; surely the next year could only be an improvement. The struggles they had … Continue reading

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Creative Expressions #5: Photo (Christmas Memories) – Suzy Noshoes

Suzy Noshoes dreaded Christmas. Each year it was the same. Hide away in her room; pretend that out on the street the joy of others wasn’t really happening. Suzy lived a poor life, managing enough to eat each day was … Continue reading

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Photo Prompt #40 – December 23, 2014 – The Goal

Image: Manuel Rodriguez Sanchez In any life long pursuit it’s the last bit that is often the hardest. Getting the writing done. The editing. The endless rewrites. Maintaining belief that what you are doing is worthwhile That you have an … Continue reading

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Wordle #40 – December 22, 2014 – Herbert Drumble

This weeks challenging words: Swelter Scorpion Ventilation Shrink Cactus Desert Drumble (moving a slow or sluggish manner) Spectrum Delitescent (hidden or concealed) Vile Bead Bankrupt Herbert Drumble moved across the office floor on his way to deliver his usual bad … Continue reading

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Inadequately Defined – Writing Prompt #86 – December 21, 2014 – Uncle John

Uncle John was the most whimsical of men He laughed a lot He saw the funny side of so much Nothing appeared to get him down He was indeed a happy chappy. But he had a dark side A side … Continue reading

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Open Link Night ~ December 2014 – The Night Before

It was the night before the night before, Around the house there was movement a plenty For the year had drawn to a tired old end We sat back and reflected, fine wine in our hand.   The children had … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Morpethroad

To all my blogging friends and those who drop by from time to time I wish you all the best for Christmas 2014. I appreciate all the support and encouragement you give and hope to continue the same into 2015. … Continue reading

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SoCS December 19/14 – Excuse.

The prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “excuse.”   I made an excuse once. It was a Wednesday, a day like so many others but a day where I found reason to find an excuse. You see most days … Continue reading

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Fairytale Prompt #39 – The Synks

Leaf, branch, leaf, is it? No. Are we there yet? No. You sure its this way? Yes. I think we’re lost. Lost? No. It’s up here. Over there. Down here. Hang on it’s the edge. Oops. Backup! This is what … Continue reading

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