Tag Archives: hope

In Flanders Fields

  Three years ago a display of ceramic poppies filled the moat at the Tower of London. I took some pictures and then the Archaeologist recited possibly the most powerful WW1 poem and sent me the link. It’s attached below … Continue reading

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Hope Is A Four Letter Word #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli Mills prompt is  July 6, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write about a beacon. It can be from a lighthouse or other source. Use the word literally or figuratively and go where the prompt leads you. … Continue reading

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Hope – a Story for Christmas

My Friend Gilly, Trifle Pudding in the comments to this blog though she has yet to break into blogging, sent me this picture from an old edition of Punch In the covering mail she writes: I wonder if you would … Continue reading

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