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Lady of the Mountain

August 24, 2012

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O ROWAN tree, O rowan tree! thou’lt aye be dear to me! Intwined thou art wi’ mony ties o’ hame and infancy. Thy leaves were aye the first o’ spring, thy flowers the simmer’s pride; There was na sic a bonnie tree in a’ the country side. Carolina Oliphant It is late August on Dartmoor […]

Que Sera Sera

May 21, 2012

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How can thirty thousand people make so little noise? So many voices be lost within their own throats? Fading away, in one long meek line of soundless humanity, from the disaster zone of Wembley, seventy thousand shoes make no sound. Their world ending with a whimper. It is haunting, in the way that a house […]

Are we there yet?

March 10, 2012

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‘ Sometimes I go about in pity for myself, and all the while a great wind is bearing me across the sky.’  Ojibwa saying. Follow your bliss. Easy. No? How many forgotten paths I wonder already lay scattered around in the wasteland of our pasts? Laying discarded and slowly turning back to dust. Were any […]

Teenage Kicks

January 14, 2012

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Teenage notebooks hold a mysterious power.  They brim full with change, learning, innocence and belief.  Never more certain is he who does not know anything. This is ME they scream, or is it? Uniquely they maintain the power to punch you hard in the stomach, to make you cry and to make you smile at […]

A door.

December 31, 2011

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A new year looks to you. It spies you hard through the keyhole. An innocent eye trying to work out what you have planned. Christmas excess, the darkness of winter and the innocence of that new years young face moves us. It inspires new actions, plans, escape, change. Resolution. A time for firm decisions and […]

Gods and Monsters

December 17, 2011

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‘You’re a mean one, Mr Grinch’ but don’t you love him? The Grinch was gifted to the world in 1957 by Dr. Seus. His loathsome characteristic’s combine to make him the perfect Christmas villain, or hero, depending on you point of view. However, his mean spirited traits, destined to spoil Christmas for every last Who, […]