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Remoteness Day and Night

High above Rhossili beach* – dramatic, wide expanse of sand … far from the nearest city glow … the dazzle of the jewelled night.


Eight choughs standing on the fence in a row – red in beak and red in toe, zoom the camera those three to better see – they’ve turned this way – to...

Who has believed our report … (Isaiah 53:1)

[Continuing the hymn-for-Sundays series] How unbelievably foretold 700 years before – born quietly to humble home to bear such suffering sore. And...

Spring Yellows

Even when the day is dark primroses clump on the bank, softly smile, and deep in the wood by the muddy stream marsh marigolds glow a deep butter...

No Mamihlapinatapai

… We cannot catch, and lock a look of empathy …


292 of my comments have received 295 Great Feedback votes

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Very credible situation with

Posted on Wed, 14 Mar 2018

Very credible situation with his Dad. Interesting how it comes out here the real concern his mother does have for him, and his awareness of that, though their communication together is difficult.  In some ways his special phobias/worries seem to...

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

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Thought-provoking, Jean, and

Posted on Fri, 12 Feb 2016

Thought-provoking, Jean, and I can empathize with much that is on your mind. As a family, when I was growing up we didn't kiss, hug, or say 'I love you' much, but I think we were at ease with each other and had a warmth of expression in greeting...

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Posted in I Hate the Word Love

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You do seem to be able to

Posted on Mon, 05 Oct 2015

You do seem to be able to describe his thinking very naturally, and his observations, looking into the water, noticing the small life, and drifting into imaginations.
Then suddenly the tensions, mirrored a bit by his grandad's tensions. It...

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Posted in Jake Mutant - Chapter Four

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Welcome, you are new here,

Posted on Thu, 27 Aug 2015

Welcome, you are new here, aren't you? You've drawn out an interesting and tender theme here.
I liked the thoughtfulness of  'As the passion that they share Crescendos with great care.'

Personally I would have liked a...

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Posted in The Embrace

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This reminded me of when my

Posted on Wed, 07 Jan 2015

This reminded me of when my son was being taught about the 'rules of composition' for music, and I worried he would lose what seemed to be spontaneous and individual intuition for what would make interesting sound. He assured me it wouldn't, but...

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Posted in The Discovered Unartist

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Trying to see where you're

Posted on Thu, 18 Dec 2014

Trying to see where you're coming from in this, PT. It's because of the suffering, death, sin, that God is doing something. I know we would like him to sort it all out at ths moment,  but just like the prophecies concerning his first...

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Posted in Broken Faith

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Stephen, I don't manage to

Posted on Thu, 11 Dec 2014

Stephen, I don't manage to dip much into the prose section, and horror and surreal isn't really my scene – I didn't even like 'Alice in Wonderland' as a child! However I did find reading this intriguing for the well-structured brevity, and the...

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Posted in Shadow Cooking

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Thanks, I appreciate your

Posted on Mon, 15 Sep 2014

Thanks, I appreciate your interest at analysis, Stephen. My background is Welsh and Welsh poetry which makes a lot of use of repetition of consonants or part words to form unbotrusive patterns to help the impact of verse. (In its technical...

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Posted in No Ties (IP)

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I did have a little look, and

Posted on Sat, 14 Apr 2018

I did have a little look, and saw a suggestion that pale colours can use the weaker sun better, and are thereore more prevalant in the spring. Will return if gather any more thought on it!! Rhiannon

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Posted in Spring Yellows

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I've been away. Just seen

Posted on Thu, 12 Apr 2018

I've been away. Just seen this. It seems to speak of an attempt to return to where one once knew a welcome, but for some reason there is no acceptance, no resonance. I also thought the line 'the only growing is old.' very telling, and...

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