Author Archives: petetomlin

The Fog of Work.

I’m going to write a post that I’ve been meaning to write for a while, and it starts with an apology. An apology for the fact that my last post was all the way back in April, and an excuse … Continue reading

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The Great Moorland Conflict.

A week or two ago I took my Explorer Scouts on a walk up Win Hill and Lose Hill. A great walk if you fancy it, taking in Mam Tor as well. The hills get their name from a battle which … Continue reading

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Spring Snow

I wanted to share a poem I wrote for the Spring Equinox last year and shared then at Walk The Wheel.  I was going to say something apt about how different it is this year, how our winter hasn’t been so … Continue reading

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Thankful Thoughts

I’m sitting writing this towards the end of a day marshalling a path up on kinder. Which means I tell the odd rambler not to get squashed by flying bags. It means I’ve had a lot of time to think. … Continue reading

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The vagaries of the weather.

Today I was struck by how incredible the changes of the season are. I’ve always been moved by these times, I am a spring and autumn person more than a summer or winter person. I find the inexplicable changes of … Continue reading

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January Small Stones #4

Here’s the last couple of Small Stones for January: 29/1/14 Comforting deep blue eyes to sink into. Shielding from efficient logic and clear indifference.  30/1/14 Dread is delivered to me in white parcels of joy. 

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January Small Stones #3

I’m sorry, but I’ve only a few small stones on offer for the last couple of weeks as I’ve had a fairly busy and stressful time, which is never conducive to being creative. That said, I’ve really enjoyed the process … Continue reading

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