Monthly Archives: December 2012

Feast Fables Blogged Book

Those who regularly dip into this blog will know that I began crimsonprose as a way to familiarise myself with WordPress and generally to make the best of the facilities available. I’ve also learned its limitations. My intention then was … Continue reading

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Christmas Games

Nuke the Board ‘Nuke the Board’ is a festive form of Scrabble or Upwords. The rules are this: Every word used must in some way relate to the festive season. Sounds easy? Yet before long you’ve run out of festive … Continue reading

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Solstice Message

The sun has left, has gone away cold and darkness rules the day the earth is hard, the trees are bare bleak and barren winter’s here. But light the fire and watch it burn and know the sun will yet … Continue reading

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The Guy in the Barbed Wire Hat

It was the week before Christmas and the town-centre bar was busy. Late-night shoppers, colleagues meeting before the ‘works’ Christmas dinner’. In the next booth were four women, two men, all in their tinsel, each glowing louder with every new … Continue reading

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Be banished, He bellowed

For those following Neve, Chapter Three: Be banished, He bellowed . . . Doctor Filbert lived in Yalesham, in Newtown, north off the High Street, in a bungalow 1970’s built. There was something about the man, with his florid face, … Continue reading

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Tattered Remnants

The Falling Leaves (Photo credit: magandafille) Tattered remnants of desiccated leaves reluctant to loose their grip on old familiar trees afraid to cast their lot upon the vagrant winds of fall and gracefully to return to the Mother, source of … Continue reading

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Widow Cob’s Cat

I had intended to post only the odd excerpt from the time-slip fiction, Neve (see Skimaskall the Last Dragon, and Guy de Hamahall). But then I found this ‘Section of the Bayeux Tapestry’ – and it’s public domain! Why the excitement? … Continue reading

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