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Tag Archives: brown
28th November 2013 – crumble
Dark, bubbling red juices seep around the edges. The baked brown topping loosens as the spoon slides in. Its sweet crumbliness joins the sharp berries in a warming taste explosion on a cold winter’s night.
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21st November 2013 – woodland
High on the crest of a hill, the dusky sun catches it, turning the trees into burning fire-brands. Colours flash as the breeze catches them. Red, yellow, brown, gold; each one flickering in its own spotlight.
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4th October 2013 – meringue
The miracle of egg-whites, clear and slimy, whipped into frothy clouds. Soft peaks, like Baby’s Breath. Mixed with sugar, tiny bubbles form, then crackle and pop. As the heat finds the sugar, it begins to brown, turning a rich golden … Continue reading
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16th September 2013 – ferret
Yellow and brown, it looks soft as silk. Carefully harnessed by a lead, it scurries busily along the shopping street, following scents and looking for food. Its owner follows, burly belly just showing beneath a bulging t-shirt.
15th May 2013 – dish
I place the brown, ceramic dish of food I have cooked in the centre of the table. It sits, steaming and glistening. It contains all my hopes of a delicious meal which we will enjoy with our friends.
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5th March 2013 – shetland ponies
A surprise in the town centre. Two of them, one black, one brown. There they stand, stoically enduring the exclamations of delight and pats from passers-by. An irresistible draw for young and old alike, the collection buckets at their feet … Continue reading
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11th January 2013 – eyes
One is a muted blue, a starburst of hazel brown surrounding the jet black iris, little flecks of a darker brown inside it. They look like planets seen from far away. The other is a chestnut brown with light brown … Continue reading
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8th January 2013 – little girl
A mother pushes a buggy along the crowded high street, busily talking to her friend. Bringing up the rear of this little group comes a flustered little girl, her brown padded raincoat flapping behind her. Her school bag hangs from … Continue reading
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5th January 2012 – cushions
Three new blue-and-white-striped cushions on the sofa. Bought to match the brand new curtains they sit, proudly showing their stripes to the world. The whole room seems changed, a new light infusing the brown sofa and chairs, the cream walls. … Continue reading
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