Monthly Archives: August 2013

Ready for Take-off: A Magic Moment

For Magic Moments this week, hosted as usual at The Oliver’s Madhouse, I’m posting this picture of a bee. It isn’t the (technically) best picture of a bee I have ever taken, but I don’t think I will ever, EVER, … Continue reading

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Summer of Words: By the Butterfly Tree – Part Four

My Story continues; you can read it from the beginning, starting here. That July morning, three people were killed, and about thirty injured, by the bombing. What became clear, however, was that it would take more than Hitler’s bombs to … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday: 11 August 2013

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Summer of Words: By the Butterfly Tree – Part Three

My story for Summer of Words continues… You can read it from the beginning, starting here. The July morning began unseaonally cool, grey, blustery, and showery. Archie cycled to work as usual, for an early start. He met up with … Continue reading

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Summer of Words: By the Butterfly Tree – Part Two

Here, I am continuing my story for┬áSummer of Words.┬áThe first part is here. So war had come, as Archie’s old dad would have said, ‘as sure as Christmas’. On that score, the main difference was that it came in early … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday: 4 August 2013

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