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Tag Archives: tiny
12th November 2013 – hand
He stretches it up from the pushchair; tiny and perfect with bright pink fingertips. Fingers splayed, he reaches for Mummy. She enfolds his in her own. Safety, warmth and comfort on a crowded bus.
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6th September 2013 – worms
Sprinkled onto the damp coir, they hesitate. Freed from their plastic-bagged prison, their tiny heads explore the bounty beneath them. Slowly but surely, they burrow down, disappearing to feed. Soon they will produce dark compost, blessing our garden with its … Continue reading
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29th August 2013 – fruit fly
It flies lazily, in circles, above the kitchen compost bin. Its chestnut-brown tininess is nature’s deception. Its presence is a warning of a troublesome infestation.
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6th August 2013 – street organ
Painted in bright colours, it draws in young and old. As the handle is turned, it reads familiar tunes from punched cardboard strips. A group of tiny wooden morris men dance, play and drink to entertain the crowds.
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11th May 2013 – beetle
It scrabbles desperately, waving its tiny legs in all directions. On its back, it is helpless whilst its wings are trapped. Carefully, I use a piece of card to turn it over, its wings briefly peeking out to catch its … Continue reading
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