Daily Forest Walk Picture 30.04.20

Spreading some light and pleasure to those confined by the current crisis. See post 1, here, for a fuller explanation. This is post 27. Rain again today. But the sun was peeking from behind the clouds as we set off. Half a kilometre later we were treated to an extra shower. It rained for much …

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Dust & Lightning, by Rebecca Crunden: #BookReview.

124 pages Dystopian Science Fiction This science fiction novella is listed under the ‘dystopian’ tag. However, it contains the currently essential ingredient, hope, so leaves the reader in an uplifted mood after a journey through some pretty dire times. It’s a well-written piece, with very few editing needs. Most importantly (to me, anyway) it’s easy …

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Daily Forest Walk Picture 29.04.20

Spreading some light and pleasure to those confined by the current crisis. See post 1, here, for a fuller explanation. This is post 26. Morning began with two short power cuts, which rather interrupted my work on the PC. After breakfast, we travelled to a nearby market town for some fresh food. In the village, …

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Daily Forest Walk Picture 28.04.20

Spreading a bit of light and pleasure to those confined by the current crisis. See post 1, here, for an explanation. This is the 25th post. It was raining when we woke. It was raining most of the night, and it’s still raining as I write this. If it doesn’t stop, for the sake of …

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Daily Forest Walk Picture 27.04.20

Spreading a bit of light and pleasure to those confined by the current crisis. See post 1, here, for an explanation. This is the 24th post. A brief one today, following our short walk. The picture shows the partly collapsed stone wall erected in the Victorian age by the railway builders. It propped up an …

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Want to Support Our Great NHS Workers?

We’re all (well, most of us, anyway) stuck at home and looking for something to pass the time in a worthwhile manner. My publisher, Fantastic Books Publishing, always gives 10% of profits to charities nominated by the authors. In this rather unusual time, he’s decided to donate funds instead to the NHS Charities Together, an …

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Daily Forest Walk Picture 26.04.20

Spreading a bit of light and pleasure to those confined by the current crisis. See post 1, here, for an explanation. This is the 23rd post. Today, we set off to a part of the forest where we know bluebells dwell. These lovely spring flowers can be seen in many forests, laying a fine carpet …

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Daily Forest Walk Picture 25.04.20

Spreading a bit of light and pleasure to those confined by the current crisis. See post 1, here, for an explanation. This is the 22nd post. A shorter walk today; we’ve been forecast rain in the next few days and the garden needed some attention before that weather arrives. But we took our walk first, …

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Daily Forest Walk Picture 24.04.20

Spreading a bit of light and pleasure to those confined by the current crisis. See post 1, here, for an explanation. This is the 21st post. Our walk today was a little shorter than usual; neither of us felt strong (we’re both subject to the attacks the years pile up – but rather that than …

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Finding the #Write #Words? No. 28: The Emotion Thesaurus

Continuing the description of books on words and language listed in the introductory post, which you’ll find here. Book 28: The Emotion Thesaurus: Paperback, 164 pages. Published in 2012 by the authors, Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi. I think I paid around £8.00 for it at the time of publication. There’s now a second edition, …

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