Month: July 2016

Going west – Into the past

Haiku with Coffee: Broken Life

How apt! Is broken life Supported on your precious stone? Axes point eternally ©Stephen Tanham, 2016.

High Life in a Windmill

High Life in a Windmill We take our ‘wanderings-in-a-landscape’ weekends seriously at the Silent Eye! Last year, for our December pre-winter solstice weekend, the two organisers–Barbara, (my cousin), and I, dragged a dedicated group of folks up the rain-sodden slopes of the West Pennines in Lancashire to visit the ruins of what had been a glorious landscaped garden created by the founder of the … Read More High Life in a Windmill

The tale of a fish

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
I’ve inherited an aquarium, for the second time. The first time it was a gift when a friend’s husband passed away…she needed to re-home the fish and, knowing my younger son had a keen interest in them, she gave the tank to me. My son however, had unexpectedly acquired a lovely little flat and moved out. Which left…

Thursday Photo Prompt – Mine-Sweeper… #writephoto

Nice 14/7/16

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
It is a long time since I joined the crowds in France to celebrate a national holiday, but I remember the wonderful atmosphere and gaiety when I took my small son to watch the blooming of fireworks in the night sky, when the ideal of ‘Freedom, Equality and Brotherhood’ was proclaimed and reaffirmed across the land.…

Seeking the Seer III…

Come and join us on an magical adventure in the landscape…

Going west – Fish, chips and cormorants

Whispers in the West – part three

Whispers in the West – part three After the group’s successful ascent of Carningli (panorama shot above), the second day of the Silent Eye’s Whispers in the West weekend continued, with a short, further car journey to one of the historic highlights of the trip – Pentre Ifan. Pentre Ifan is the best known, and because of its height, the most impressive megalithic monuments in … Read More Whispers in the West – part three

Coffee with Haiku Cake: Warm Purrings Banish

Warm Purrings Banish ⦿ Warm purrings banish Pale July’s dark, endless rain Skilled fingers thrill ⦿ ©Copyright Stephen Tanham, 2016.

Going west – ghosts and custard

Thursday Photo Prompt – Look Out! – #writephoto

Stuart’s take…

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