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Limited progress

8 August 2010 | Category: Stories | Author: Clare

The easements in Donald have undoubtedly left their mark.

 

Like a scratch on the surface, or a blemish on something beautiful, they make you wrinkle your face in disappointment. ...[Read More]

Sad news

25 June 2010 | Category: Stories | Author: Clare

For various reasons I decided to pull the title to my piece of land a couple of weeks ago.

I was horrified at what I found. ...[Read More]

Entombed

18 May 2010 | Category: Stories | Author: Clare

There were a couple of times as I was sealing up the walls with vapour barrier that I noticed bugs of various sorts and descriptions scurrying away into the pink insulation.

We are so used to that kind of interaction that although it occurred to me that I would not want to try push my way through a wall of itchy pink, I did not think more of it. ...[Read More]

Bugs in general

16 May 2010 | Category: Stories | Author: Clare

Reading or writing tend to happen in the loft in the dark, when I am comfy on my foam matress after the generator is quiet and the pups and Breagha are asleeep.

I am learning that there are a number of tools required to transform this torment into the relaxing couple hours it should be. ...[Read More]

Wildlife

8 May 2010 | Category: Stories | Author: Clare

Spring is no longer a whipser in the tree tops, or a promise on the wings of migrating birds.

It is here; and with it have arrived the birds, the animals, the life in the trees. Everything is alive with activity and excitement. ...[Read More]