Monthly Archives: September 2013

Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Story Challenge: The Dream of Cephas


The Dream of Cephas

“In my dream, Master, were three doors.”

“Their colours?”

“White, blue, the third red.”

“No fourth. There was a tree in the dream. ”

Not question, but statement, and correct! Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Singing: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (The Shepherd on the Rock): Schubert


  I had a go at this in a lesson at about 9.30 in the morning. “Do you want to try something really challenging?” “Go on, then, … ” I responded.  (I need to learn how to say no). This … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Story Challenge: Black Moon


Every Friday authors from around the world gather around the virtual fireside of fellow WordPress blogger Rochelle Wisoff to share flash fiction stories of 100 words, all inspired by a common photograph, and exchange constructive criticism. Readers’ comments are also … Continue reading

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Art in Progress: Birthday Card (Finished)


Just living is not enough. One needs sunshine, freedom and a little flower – Hans Christian Andersen Here’s the finished version of the mixed media birthday card I’ve been busy with.  It’s the back of the card, actually. I posted … Continue reading

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Art in Progress: A Birthday Card


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The Voice in the Wind


The Voice in the Wind I A muffled parcel of oak and birch, beech and I, drawn here for refuge. Brittle as bells, leaves peal out – a round – wind-wrung, each peal an end and a start. A silence … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Singing This Week : Wiegenlied (Op. 98, No.2): Schubert


I’ve a few Wiegenlied in my repertoire now (Wiegenlied meaning Cradle Song, of course).  The first I sang was Mozart’s – it was the first solo song given to me to have a go at – and it was over … Continue reading

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Art in Progress: Carrier


 

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Disease


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Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Story Challenge: It’s Not What You’re Looking At


It’s Not What You’re Looking At

“The rectangles are squares, too.”

“Why do artists speak in riddles? Enlighten me.” Continue reading

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