Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Poets Choice of Words #Edinburgh #Shadorma #Poetry #Photography #City #New Year

  It’s poet’s choice of words this week so I thought I’d share with you some of my photographs of Edinburgh – a city I love so much – and my first attempts at Shadorma poetry…   It calls me This Scottish City Beautiful Lights twinkle Edinburgh’s dark shadows Perfect time and place   Your buildings Adorned like parcels Pink […]

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Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 81, ENCHANT & SHAPE, #SynonymsOnly

I love visiting the art gallery on Belford Road in Edinburgh, and this tanka is dedicated to this sculpture I saw there in the gardens. An enchanting face, Sculpture that sees, smiles and lives, Art’s favourite place, Closed nostrils don’t breathe the grass, Air spells curiosity.   I used hypnotise for enchant, and sculpture for shape. Here’s the link to Colleen’s weekly challenge: https://colleenchesebro.com/2018/04/24/colleens-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-81-enchant-shape-synonymsonly/ Hope […]

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#10thingsIlove

To balance out the good with the bad #10thingsIhate here are my #10thingsIlove. 1. Spending time with friends and family. There’s nothing quite like this, I’m definitely a social animal. Love going out for coffee, dinner or just hanging out at home with my family. Friends both on and offline are the best for supporting and encouraging you to pursue your dreams. 2. […]

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Happy Easter!!!

Wishing you all a very Happy Easter. I’m still on a bit of a blogging break until my eldest daughter returns to University so will be somewhat scarce in blogging land. I had a wonderful holiday up in Edinburgh but it was all too short… Here are some of my photos: That’s one of me and my daughter Georgina before […]

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#Blog Battle: The Sunken Statue

I’m taking part in Rachel Ritchey’s writing #BlogBattle this week’s theme is Head. Apparently this is Rachel’s 6th month of doing BlogBattles!!! Week 25 Theme is Head Date to Post: Tuesday, September 8th, 2015. http://rachaelritchey.com/blogbattle/ This was the perfect prompt for me as I have been intending to write a short story about a visit I had to The Edinburgh Modern […]

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Edinburgh Festival: The Kelpies Sculptures

Aren’t these stunning? These miniature statues are currently a feature of Edinburgh’s West End for the duration of the Edinburgh International Festival. The real Kelpies are one of the largest standing equine sculptures in the world, standing 30 metres high, and located within “the Helix” park, Falkirk, a 350 hectare park situated between Glasgow and Edinburgh, Scotland. The Kelpies are the creation […]

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Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Edinburgh First UNESCO City of Literature

I’m a bit late for Writer’s Quote Wednesday this week as I’ve been away in Edinburgh and trying to catch up on everything now that I’m home, but I suppose it’s better to be late than never! Anyway if you’d like to participate in this wonderful community of quote enthusiasts here’s the link: http://silverthreading.com/2015/08/26/writers-quote-wednesday-pure-inspiration/ My quotes this week are inspired […]

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