Muse – History, Letters and a French Brocante

This time last week a friend took me to visit a brocante (the French version of our antique and bric a brac shop) which she had discovered in a small village not many kilometres from the Hillside.  I think if anyone had asked me to describe the brocante of my dreams I couldn’t have invented…

A Whiter Shade of Pale – Serenity

There are those periods in life when we encounter nothing but square pegs and round holes, minor irritations, major headaches, and cloudy skies. Such has been life on the hillside these last few days and as usual I have sought some escape and a little tranquility through taking photographs. Having experimented with a number of…

Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge #5

REMEMBRANCE She takes the tiny key from the chain around her neck and unlocks the box.  Taking care not to damage the brittle paper of the letter, she places it gently on the bed and arranges the other contents of the box around it.  The single rose has kept its’ colour but is so fragile…