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The Magic of Carcassonne...
The Magic of Carcassonne

  The Magic of Carcassonne by Beth Haslam. Vicious blasts from the Autan wind roared down the Black Mountains, screaming across vast plains to Carcassonne. Soldiers positioned...  ...read more
Springtime...
Springtime

  Springtime Menesplet- fishing cows It is the last day of March the clocks have gone forward an hour so everyone is grumpy. The sun, thankfully, is shining and endeavouring to...  ...read more
Touch the Sky...
Touch the Sky

  Touch the Sky by Susan Joyce Swinging is pure joy! As a kid, I loved to swing. If I saw a swing, I’d run for it, sit on it, kick off with my feet, and get the momentum going...  ...read more
The Rainy Season...
The Rainy Season

  The Rainy Season Our most fluffy cat has been very unimpressed with current climatic events and takes her punishment of being captured and dried in a towel with the usual amount of cat...  ...read more
Thinking or Doing...
Thinking or Doing

  Thinking or Doing? What an extremely warm week it is proving to be and what a delight for the sheep to have a few days to sunbathe before the inevitable and needed break for rain and...  ...read more
Guest blog Kathryn Gauci...
Guest blog Kathryn Gauci

  Guest blog: Kathryn Gauci I have admired this author's work for a long time. Her writing is fluid, well researched and hugely entertaining. With that combination of skilled...  ...read more
French Reflections 2018...
French Reflections 2018 by Beth Haslam

  French Reflections 2018 by Beth Haslam Here we are, already at the beginning of a new year. Can you believe it? 2018 seemed to fly by. Part of me wonders why, but when I think of...  ...read more
Bookcase speaks volumes...
Bookcase speaks volumes by Susan Joyce

  Bookcase speaks volumes  by Susan Joyce Centuries ago, books were written by hand on parchment paper. The earliest literary works (preserved in a manuscript tradition) date...  ...read more
Cleo by Beth Haslam...
Cleo by Beth Haslam

  Cleo by Beth Haslam Early one morning we heard pitiful meows in the garden. Real gut-wrenching mews. We went out to explore and found a scrawny-looking black and white Felix cat...  ...read more
Freedom to speak and...
Freedom to speak and move about

Freedom to speak and move about Sheep eating green grass It is an interesting thing " The people's right to demonstrate". It is correct that people should have the...  ...read more
Gone Medieval by Beth...
Gone Medieval by Beth Haslam

  Gone Medieval by Beth Haslam Did my misanthropic husband, Jack, fancy going to a fete celebrating medieval life in our part of France? No, of course not. Did I persuade him to go?...  ...read more
Feeding time pre green...
Feeding time pre green grass

Feeding time pre green grass I wonder if children in general, of this generation, have a different way of looking around themselves, or whether it is just that my children who are so...  ...read more
Hard day at the office...
Hard day at the office

Hard day at the office ? Hello there Looks like my husband has been angling for a holiday again. Though he did not quite manage to injure himself enough this time to get a hospital stay....  ...read more
Circles of Light...
Circles of Light

Circles of Light by Susan Joyce   Bookmark by Joy Hughes This beautiful piece of ‘hand-tatted’ art arrived in the mail a few weeks ago. It came with a card stating...  ...read more
Helping Hand...
Helping Hand

Helping Hand by Susan Joyce As early as I can remember, I’ve felt a presence of protection around me, someone assigned to assist and guide me during my journey on earth. A helping...  ...read more

 

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