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About garth

I'm an indie author ardently writing fiction and you’ll notice a leaning towards Egypt. The book in the cooker right now is called The River Through. Hatsepsut features strong as an ancient enigma bringing her people back to pure after a sullying occupation by the Hyksos. I like these desert ancestors who dragged great chunks of stone for miles to build runways for god. Religion was a major preoccupation always. Magic was mixed in, sometimes called miracles. Christian and Hebrew testaments carried it over. Egyptians weren’t bothered with a history list based on sequential record keeping so there are numerous and bewildering gaps. A definite plus for the fiction writer. (Colouring in the spaces.) Bio: I am very tall and many people call me a freak (and laugh) so a slight chip on the shoulder but thick skinned - not impervious. Lots of short people out there who aren’t pleased to be little too. Given the choice, I’d keep length. Upbringing I am thankful because, during my life I have found many people who weren't so blessed so thanks mum and dad for pulling me out of the lucky dip. Two sisters and a brother, all of them cleverer than me or so they think. A wife who loves me - thanks Gill xxxx Two daughters, a yoga teacher and a nurse who don't quite hate me but we are moving in that direction as I tread heavier with advice. Lovely grandchildren who will develop into super beings if they maintain the current progress. A cat called Squeezely who has finally learned to evacuate his bowels outside. Buster the darling dog with a sensitive way and an over-exuberance for affection but we all let him take us down for licking. He's big. Occupation: Education first: Good military school that chased out the bad in me I can tell you. No-one put a polish on a boot better but it was enjoyable in retrospect. Not at the time though. Art college next and enlightenment - the world was a better place afterwards. Self employed antique furniture and restoration - very enjoyable and fulfilling but not overflowing financially. We did okay and we prospered.

Haiku #1

Poetry course Prompt – Screen view we like all-a-the-time red black blue embed combination sub set size format captivate

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Heaven or Hell

A Shinto Temple somewhere in Japan A troubled samurai warrior stumbled out of the forest one day and walked up the steps of the temple to fall to his knees before the wise sage. ‘I humbly seek your help. I … Continue reading

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Meanings Lost in Time #5

Freelance A term used to describe an individual offering their skills or services on their own behalf. The business world uses the English language as its vehicle for cross continental communications so most people are familiar with this title but … Continue reading

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Lonely?

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I’m part of a large family circle and have a social life that’s busy enough to keep me in touch with friends, so I’m not lonely. But there are lots of people who are and…

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Mortal Remains

Intergalactic Round Trip in my passing will I glimpse the kaleidoscope of all the footsteps of my passage through the garden of my life? Its delights and troubles ||||| will they carry through and hidden lie within my genes coursing … Continue reading

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Meanings Lost in Time #4

A Red Herring In common use in the English language meaning something deliberately misleading. Why a herring  to illustrate this? Never given it much thought until now. This meanings lost in time feature is uncovering lots of things: They aren’t red … Continue reading

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Through the Port Hole of Mordog

Hound’s Teeth Terror rages at the hands of Islamic State intent on violence and victory as the soldiers observe the fleeing multitudes. Over in Europe, safe and secure with nothing to worry about, regular news flashes keep the viewers up … Continue reading

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Meanings Lost in Time #3

Light Hearted A familiar expression used to describe someone with an easy nature, kind, interested in others rather than themselves and good. Light hearted people are honest, thoroughly good eggs with a pure heart. So why light hearted? Maybe these positive qualities … Continue reading

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Meanings Lost in Time #2

Idioms and sayings. “Cat got your tongue?” This is a curious saying now disappearing from common use. Posed as a query to someone faltering on a reply to a pointed question or accusation. It’s old – dating back thousands of … Continue reading

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Plop

lunar orbit moon landing on the mirror of the pond with a frog just beside for the One giant leap for mankind

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