Monthly Archives: March 2018

Negative Space

Norfolk is famous for its flint-built churches, and for the flush-work that spreads patterns across the church walls. Here it adds interest to the porch of Blickling parish church. The ornamentation of this church predates the Boleyn family residence at … Continue reading

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Beyond Imagining

Around her, a myriad of glowing orbs blink into being. Thousands. Millions. Unimaginable numbers. A sphere for every living being: every bird, every person, all beasts, all fish, every individual tortoise, every scorpion and blood-sucking leech, all bats, all beetles, … Continue reading

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By Blickling

The weather being fair on Saturday, I hauled on the walking shoes and hopped on a bus, then on another bus. The intention was a circular walk, from Aylsham—the one-time centre of the Norfolk wool industry, now a quiet market town—and … Continue reading

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A Patterned Platform

Once upon a time, a train line ran from Norwich, westward through many a Norfolk village. Laid in 1882 by the Midland and Great North-Western Railway, M&GNW was better known to the locals as the Muddle and Go Nowhere Line. My … Continue reading

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It’s Spring

I’m not sure whether to enter this as ‘It’s Spring’, or ‘Close-Up’: my offering for this week’s #2018picoftheweek Challenge. There are several species of willow in the Uk with the alias of Pussy Willow, but only two grow in East … Continue reading

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Alder Red

A difficult shot when the March winds do blow. But I was determined to capture the alder in all its parts. Despite the wind-blur, I think we can see last year’s ‘fruit’, looking remarkably like pine cones, hiding behind this season’s … Continue reading

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Asaric Tales e-book Update #4

Beta Readers: The elasticity of time My usual complaint is of the increasing contraction of time—not enough hours in the day, days in the week, weeks in a month; it all goes so quick. Blink, and that’s another year gone. … Continue reading

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