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Making the most of Mist & Minimalism

“It amazes me when mistchloroforms the fieldsand wipes out whatever world  exists… …and a crowcalls down to me in its treetop voicethat there are webs and dripsand actualities up there” Mist ~ Alice Oswald A cold spell followed by a warm front brought two… Continue Reading “Making the most of Mist & Minimalism”

A cornered conceit

…”The glass conceals, till (splitting sun) it dancesLanterns in lanes of light its own streaked image.” Glass Grain ~ Charles Tomlinson At Doggett’s Coat & Badge pub by the Thames (named after Thomas Doggett, the original organiser of the 300 year old London Bridge… Continue Reading “A cornered conceit”

bare bones

“Already I have shed the leaves of youth,stripped by the wind of time down to the truthof winter branches”… Anne Morrow Lindbergh It’s that time of year when we start to see the amazing armatures on which the tree hangs its leaves – I… Continue Reading “bare bones”