Author Archives: fordhollow74

BLACKBIRD

My friendly Blackbird. In truth, he is a belligerent character, set on defending his territory as any good cock bird should. The problem is that the interloper he spies advancing onto his patch¬†is his own reflection as the sun shines … Continue reading

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HOW MANY MILES?

ask how many miles had this relict run before nature took it in

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WOODLAND LIGHTS

Early morning light reflects a woodland sparkle spring buds will soon come  

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DING DONG, MERRILY…

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SWEET CHESTNUT

We coppiced the tree Sweet Chestnut growing too tall Winter sleep cut down   We had to coppice the Sweet Chestnut tree as it was growing under the power lines, planted in the wrong spot almost nine years ago. I … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER PASSING

The last leaves are falling, a few beech boughs hanging on to golden leaves that have resisted the gales. The open woodland has a few treasures to reveal such as the near perfect woven nest of dead grass and moss¬†placed … Continue reading

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DANNY’S ISLAND

An affair years ago leads Meg into an adventure ending with success and catastrophe. The quiet pace of life in an English University town clashes with the harsh regime of a tropical island dictatorship. Danny’s Island, my 10K word story, … Continue reading

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