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time travelling

at woods' edge shadow-silt nestles lumps of amber air floating ballrooms where midges dance brief lives away since before words on one side sun warm...
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first day in senior school

Rain heavy air, clear, fresh colours drenched. I walk through clinging grasses like hands welcoming. Summer condensing on twig ends in rowan berries...
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calm before

trunk tethered galaxies of leaves wild weaves, wind owned. Waist high, light grained grasses spray. Green-good air an open mouth, bird-fled, waits...
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a sort of green

in autumn small, three-toed green, lizard dry stampedes down the steps' side dark green cloaking concrete with rustling possibilities or, lushly...

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102 of my comments have received 101 Great Feedback votes

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I love this, it's so gentle

Posted on Sat, 07 Apr 2018

I love this, it's so gentle :0) I'm not technical, so always feel very pleased that I've managed to fix something, when I sew on a button. Equally, I worry that I don't understand writing often. Your idea of joining the two together is lovely. I...

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Posted in On sewing buttons

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yes, I would. There was an

Posted on Thu, 29 Mar 2018

yes, I would. There was an interesting interview on the World Service a while ago, with someone who had written about his experiences doing his compulsory national service in Israel. He spoke about how it felt to be called a traitor by his own...

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Posted in End Islamophobia (In the Blairite Party)

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Really enjoyed this. My

Posted on Sun, 25 Mar 2018

Really enjoyed this. My partner is doing OU in computing and we joke it is his magic books being delivered by the postman.

Particularly liked "Summon a Magician! I appear, sometime just after a puff of smoke actually.“

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Posted in Mechanics & Artists

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I like this one.  

Posted on Sat, 24 Mar 2018

I like this one.

 

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Posted in Beyond the Day

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I sympathise with the

Posted on Mon, 19 Mar 2018

I sympathise with the narrator - you have so well described how stressful it is for children to keep foxes out of hen runs. Always straining your ears incase you miss their terrified clucking cackle, even when you are asleep.

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Posted in The Lad from Pointe de Bute (Chapters 13-14)

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Maybe it's because we are

Posted on Wed, 14 Mar 2018

Maybe it's because we are tool makers that we look for purpose in everything we come across, even life. But "pure experience of being" as you say, unsullied with being chipped into a more useful shape, that's what animals have, presumeably that's...

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Posted in So long

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Enjoyed this richly packed

Posted on Tue, 13 Mar 2018

Enjoyed this richly packed account, haiku like fitting a wardrobe of clothes into a brief case. Particularly liked the botanic garden in the storm, and patatas bravas in Burger King

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Posted in Coimbra Haiku

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I like this appreciation of

Posted on Thu, 01 Mar 2018

I like this appreciation of the uncomplicated but intense feelings of dogs.

Also sympathise with not being able to upload pictures. My partner is doing an OU computing degree but I dread asking for help because of the sighs :0)

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Posted in They all rolled over

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It is like you are suffering

Posted on Fri, 02 Mar 2018

It is like you are suffering from lack of oxygen, isn't it? Being stuck in the house, the frustration, somehow the best thing seems to be to shut down. Post meno pause I feel like Humpty Dumpty just thinking about climbing over a wall :0)

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Posted in Housebound

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yes, the space thing gets me,

Posted on Thu, 01 Mar 2018

yes, the space thing gets me, too. So busy looking for the remote possibility of life out there even as we wear away at any possibility of the amazing wonder that is Life continuing down here

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Posted in Jack Mutant - Which Way is Down? (part thirteen)

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