Author Archives: Michael

Crimson’s Creative Challenge #182 – Self-Isolation

I’m locked inside at the moment. It’s called self-isolation as I have tested positive for Covid. Last week I was in Tasmania on a touring holiday with two friends. This week I’m holed up at home. It was a wonderful … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge – #178 – A Brick in the Wall

As I’ve wandered through life I’ve become more and more aware that if life was a wall then I’m just another brick in the wall. We are all part of a whole. Life is a myriad of components multitudinous in … Continue reading

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Aging, Wisdom, Experience – 4

This has been the most difficult exploration of the three topics listed above. It’s taken me some weeks, but it’s about my experience, not anyone else’s. This time I want to address the issue of experience. With aging, you’d like … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #176 – Crisp and the Greenhouse

My aged companion Crisp, whose mind was not as it used to be, had observed the old greenhouse on our Sunday afternoon walk. “They’re not doing it right,” she announced as we looked across at it. Clearly, it was overgrown … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge # 173 – It’s a Duck.

It’s a duck. No, it isn’t. It can’t be it hasn’t got a duck’s bill. Well, I think it is. Its face is pointy. Ducks don’t have pointy faces, they have duck faces. From where I come from it’s a … Continue reading

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Aging, Wisdom, Experience – 3

I wanted this post to be about wisdom, the getting of it and the application of it but in the past few weeks, there have been things/stuff that has gotten in the way. Wisdom comes with age, so they say, … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver 24/2/22 – The Seductress

Lucy Aldesire came from a long line of seductresses. Within her family there was tradition, there were standards and those standards must be adhered to otherwise the family name would be besmirched. The trouble was Lucy wasn’t very good at … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge 3 #172 – The Full Moon

The full moon gave a sense of expectation. In the mouth. In the stomach. In the head it made him want to howl. But he didn’t as his mother had said to him time and time again it was so … Continue reading

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What Do You See #122 – A Hand From The Grave

When he took the job there was great excitement as after years of trying he had finally achieved the promotion he had been seeking for so long. Full of expectation and anticipation of a new life opening up before him … Continue reading

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Aging, Wisdom and Experience -Part 2

One of the unspoken aspects of aging is what happens when we stop aging and cease to be, that is die! There’s no escaping it though I read this morning of certain drugs that can slow the aging process. But … Continue reading

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