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3rd December 2013 – woodpecker

Pecking not at wood but frozen ground, its crimson head searches for food in this sparse season. Flying up to its natural home, it is immediately hidden by the autumn leaves still clinging on to life.

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28th October 2013 – hair

At first glance, it seems conventional. Cut short, a salt-and-pepper colouring. A turn of the head and suddenly a flash of brightest blue can be seen. On the right side of the fringe, it proclaims individuality and choice.

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18th October 2013 – fall

A blissful roll on my lap becomes a frantic scramble. Her body twists and turns, tail swishing. Inevitably, she hits the floor. Shaking her head, she begins to wash her paw self-consciously. Dignity must be upheld.

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12th October 2013 – dancing girl

She throws her head back with laughter as she kicks out with her pink-clad legs. Her fine, blonde hair flies out behind her. Effortlessly, she expresses the joy of the dance.

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7th October 2013 – statue

Abandoned and unloved in an office front yard. A pastoral scene, shepherd and shepherdess stand together. She has only a gaping hole where her head should be, he looks down towards a fading sheep at his feet. A forlorn little … Continue reading

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25th September 2013 – waiting

A small black and white face appears at the back window. Hopeful eyes scan the car park. Seeing only me, the dog slumps visibly, head sinking onto its front paws. Despondent, it must wait again.

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17th September 2013 – baby

He sits on his mother’s lap, facing out. Gazing around the room, fascinated, he fixates on a toy in the middle of the floor. As she rocks him from side to side, his head moves too, snaking in time with … Continue reading

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