Life, crafty stuff, long walks, thoughts, and little oddities.

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Lichen festoons the tree

Nature’s bunting

Grey green lace on mossed branch

Roots firmly planted

Fronds reaching out

Extending a welcome

To wait and be


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Leaves cling trembling to the branches

Quivering in the breeze

Flame bright in the sunshine

Poised for the next adventure

Waiting for the wind

To release them

On their journey into the new

Sailing on the air

To an unknown destination


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Cold wind and warm fire

Bonfire night brought the cold wind with it. We huffed our way to the bonfire, steam puffing out like little dragons. Hats, gloves and scarves brought into use. Stood stomping our feet on the grass, attempting to restore feeling. Hands firmly tucked into pockets, huddled against the chill. Oohed and aahed at the explosion of light and sound above. Then, warmed by the chatter, we headed for home, and the heat of the fire.