Tag Archives: synchronicity

Synchronicity Squared

My final contribution on DAY 30  is based on a prompt suggesting “a poem that engages with a strange and fascinating fact. It could be an odd piece of history, an unusual bit of art trivia, or something just plain weird.” I think … Continue reading

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Naming arose amazingly

          Ark(enaton) of A Tale Unfolds posted an attractive rose picture and confessed that he didn’t know the variety.  This comment string ensued: colonialist says: March 12, 2017 at 16:16 You petunia to the occasion just … Continue reading

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In Which I Catch Another Attack of Synchronicity

  On 4th September I was editing a book from an overseas writer who has chosen to set a key scene in my hometown-of-youth, Knysna. I was quite amused at the leap from London to there, of all places. Anyway, … Continue reading

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           In my youth an airport was more usually known as an aerodrome or just ‘drome’. Today is a palindrome in numbers – done the old way, at any rate. We have 21022012. If you take … Continue reading

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I decided to flit and sip like a butterfly at the side view theme for this weekend. It is a deeply fascinating one.  SEEN: CRONE IS CITY (Observing that an elderly woman is a supporter of Manchester FC.)  A PLUG … Continue reading

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