Tag: nature

F is for Flowers #atozchallenge

Posted April 6, 2018 in A-Z Challenge
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F is for Flowers #atozchallenge

Throughout April I’m taking part in the Blogging from A-Z Challenge.  I’ll be posting every day (except Sundays) on my chosen theme of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll.   For the letter F, I’m discussing the flowers from Through the Looking-Glass and what they symbolise. In chapter two of […]

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“The Sun’s Return”, a poem inspired by Lincolnshire skies

Posted January 29, 2018 in Creative Writing
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“The Sun’s Return”, a poem inspired by Lincolnshire skies

When city-dwellers visit the Lincolnshire countryside, they often express their amazement that there is “so much sky”. My home county, the second largest in England, is characterised by wide open fields stretching right to the horizon. Apart from a beautiful cluster of hills known as “the Wolds” and the aptly-named “Steep Hill” in Lincoln, the area […]

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Y is for Yellow #AtoZChallenge

Posted April 29, 2015 in A-Z Challenge
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Y is for Yellow #AtoZChallenge

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge. The aim is to write a post for every day of the month except for Sundays, with each post representing a different letter of the alphabet. This year I’m doing an A-Z of Colours. I’ll be doing a variety of posts, including haikus and poems, arts and crafts, fashion […]

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R is for Rose #AtoZChallenge

Posted April 21, 2015 in A-Z Challenge
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R is for Rose #AtoZChallenge

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge! This year I’m doing an A-Z of Colours. I’ll be doing a variety of posts, including haikus and poems, arts and crafts, fashion and beauty, recipes and more!     For the letter ‘R’ I have chosen the colour Rose-a lovely medium pink named after the flowers. Rose is the […]

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H is for Heliotrope #AtoZChallenge

Posted April 9, 2015 in A-Z Challenge
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H is for Heliotrope #AtoZChallenge

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge. This year I’m doing an A-Z of Colours. I’ll be doing a variety of posts, including haikus and poems, arts and crafts, fashion and beauty, recipes and more!     For the letter ‘H’ I have chosen the colour Heliotrope. This is a bright purple colour named after the […]

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D is for Duck Egg Blue #AtoZChallenge

Posted April 4, 2015 in A-Z Challenge
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D is for Duck Egg Blue #AtoZChallenge

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge. This year I’m doing an A-Z of Colours. I’ll be doing a variety of posts, including haikus and poems, arts and crafts, fashion and beauty, recipes and more!     For the letter ‘D’ I have chosen the colour Duck Egg Blue. Many wild birds lay eggs in this […]

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C is for Coral #AtoZChallenge

Posted April 3, 2015 in A-Z Challenge
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C is for Coral #AtoZChallenge

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge. This year I’m doing an A-Z of Colours. I’ll be doing a variety of posts, including haikus and poems, arts and crafts, fashion and beauty, recipes and more!     For the letter ‘C’ I have chosen the colour Coral. Coral is a bright, summery colour somewhere between orange and […]

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