Monthly Archives: July 2010

When the mists clear

Strange how things change and you don’t notice it happening. This narrow lane is bathed in light and I did not see it happen. I still don’t know where it will lead. I’m glad of the wide sky all around, … Continue reading

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Hemlock and Harmony

The steep lane is bordered by a busy rivulet which spills over on to the path as it reaches the bottom. I see a great hemlock plant growing there. I wonder at its fabled toxicity in this green paradise. I … Continue reading

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A Meeting with a Stranger

I left the church (see my previous post) and continued on my way. My mind was full of memories.  Farm scents lingered. A pink spray of spur valerian in an old wall recalled the flower’s profusion on the sea defences … Continue reading

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A Scene on the Way

As I travel this path I see to the west a village and its church. I enter it. The east window is clear behind the altar, and rising up from it is a steep pasture, where cows graze. By the … Continue reading

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Fork in the Road

Perhaps the symbolism of the road or the journey can be overworked but I think for a moment of the novel. The characters make their way through it without knowing the outcome. In a novel the conclusion is already written. … Continue reading

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Crowded Path

The path I’m on is perhaps full of people, though I don’t see them in the flesh, here and now. Some are in the past, some are dead and some are distant. I mention this because as I walk this … Continue reading

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Lonesome Road – Digital Trail

Reflecting on this blog leads me to see that I am trying to do two things with it. It stems from a deep family sadness about which I can do and say nothing. The first aim is that I want … Continue reading

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