Tag Archives: Northumberland

Food, Glorious Food

  Image from Google   I’ve written many perfumed poems, including my favourite A Smelly Poem and I don’t want to re-cover old ground, so here are a couple of  little senryu for Grace’s prompt at dVerse, to drizzle our … Continue reading

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Osprey Haiga

Today at Kielder Water in Northumberland, the osprey chicks from nest one were ringed,  and Joanna Dailey kindly allowed me to use her lovely photograph of the father, named YA. waiting for the return of the young to the nest. … Continue reading

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ViV greets you from lovely Northumberland The journey I’d been dreading was a piece of cake, with charming ladies carrying my bag and pushing me here and there.  I only had to wait half an hour between flights. Going to … Continue reading

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Places and senses for napo day 8

        image 1 Hareshaw Linn © Duncan Hutt  2 somewhere in Scotland © Robin Smith                                   The silence of moor and mountain ridge in … Continue reading

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Wordle 67 – Kielder breakaway

image from Forestry Commission remote camera   Sole survivor of three, robust and full of life, the fledgling flaps in a frenzy almost falling, rehearsal for flight. Wayward chance  had brought these strange sublime creatures to settle in Kielder forest … Continue reading

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