Monthly Archives: January 2012


You breeze past me daily Oblivious Numb To the secrets that I contain I have become a normal routine Invisible But I am golden- gilded For those with eyes to see, I contain the memory of forgotten places Colour rich … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Distant Hours by Kate Morton

It is a modern Gothic novel: three elderly sisters lost in the bowels of a decaying castle and a haunting story of love, betrayal and murder. The book is entitled The Distant Hours and it is the first book I … Continue reading

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A Tradition of Tea

A vase with fresh tulips are on the dining table, and the blue willow tea pot with matching sugar  and milk sit patently waiting to be used. Morgan has chosen the red tea cup found in the cupboard, while I … Continue reading

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Tarnished by a cruel brush Mine is a lonely path. Forever the one responsible for pain and suffering. A Titan that stole fire from Gods for mankind Has his insides torn out daily. Moulded from the earth, I have been … Continue reading

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Cambrai Cathedral: World War One Photo

It is a picture of Gothic splendour in black and white gone terribly wrong.  Where once faithful men and women stood,  only trenches of wood  and scattered chairs remain. The apse and the alter stand defiantly against the destruction; a … Continue reading

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