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Traveller with Limited Vision

She makes her way, unafraid a square white sign taped to her metal walker, trusting that those who head in her direction will honour safe passage. Amid the roar of the rough ocean a flock of geese fly overhead as she … Continue reading

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Time and Place

“ Maybe you had to leave in order to miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how beloved your starting point was.” – Jodi Picoult, Handle with Care The white gold glow of the setting sun is … Continue reading

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Neglected Treasure

“ Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring.” – Neltje Blanchan Mornings here are no longer greeted by the chorus of the blackbird choir, the feathered flock have moved back to the cattail clotted edges of the … Continue reading

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Leave It To The Wind

“ If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.” – Khalil Gibran Winter is holding fast these days, clinging tight with icy fingers to its overdue reign – … Continue reading

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Phoenix Rising

“ There is an eternal landscape, a geography of the soul; we search for its outlines all our lives.” – Josephine Hart There is still ice on the rooftops and it’s bone chilling cold outside, a new year has dawned from … Continue reading

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Winter’s Heart

“ When snow falls, nature listens.” – Antoinette van Kleeff Nature’s alarm clock comes in the form of the blackbird chorus that erupts from the bare branches of the large tree one street over. The mornings are much darker now … Continue reading

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Sojourn

“ Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” – Albert Camus Three inky black crows have just landed on the neighbouring roof’s railing and they look like they might be up to some mischief, their bright eyes … Continue reading

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