Category Archives: Painting With Words

Painting With Words – The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

I’ve just finished that wonderful novel by Rachel Joyce, “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.” A moving story with little gems of descriptive writing. Here’s just one of ┬ámany. ” Harold hoped to finish his breakfast before the cycling Mothers … Continue reading

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Painting With Words – Memory

_________________________________ She placed an extra blanket over him, looked down into his face and smiled. She turned, switched off the light and closed the door. He peered up in to the darkness; four small walls holding only memories. ___________________________________________________ NB … Continue reading

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Painting With Words – A Perpetual Bow

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Painting With Words – A Child Soldier

Someone asked me about the “Painting With Words” post – the previous post. In response I’d like to share a brief word of explanation. I’m sure we all grasp the power and descriptive efficacy of words, so the posts are … Continue reading

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Painting With Words – A City Bombed

Standing in the midst of the ruins that was once the city she lived in, she watched as a child, washed out by war, handed a posy of flowers to his dishevelled mother. Where on earth had he found those … Continue reading

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