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Heaven offers nothing that a mercenary soul can desire

berries, originally uploaded by katiemuffett. The title is a quote from C.S. Lewis’ The Problem of Pain, which is in my regular rotation of ‘currently reading’ books. It deals with *the* question that atheists and agnostics raise when discussing their … Continue reading

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In the Shadow of Love

bishopspalace2, originally uploaded by katiemuffett. This was taken toward the end of this past November, when there was still a lot of colour clinging on to the trees and bushes. I’m trying to find depth and vary my techniques with … Continue reading

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Old Skin, Young Memory

yewbark1, originally uploaded by katiemuffett. You can see just how dark and alive the yew forest was from this shot. It’s impossible not to stroke the branches like this one. They’re incredibly strong, and they don’t seem cold somehow. The … Continue reading

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Yew Songs

yewbark8, originally uploaded by katiemuffett. The few shots I took of yew bark have convinced me that I have got to take more. This was shot on Fuji slide film, which fortunately caught the glimpse of deep red at the … Continue reading

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Kingley View

kingleyvaleview3, originally uploaded by katiemuffett. Long trudging through rain-sodden forest track and one cranky, cold little Praktica led to this view. Perhaps the camera felt the effects of this visual tonic, because it behaved beautifully while I tried to minimize … Continue reading

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Flower Bud

flowerbud, originally uploaded by katiemuffett. You know how there are some songs that are one long build-up to one or two beautiful moments? This one by the Hidden Cameras certainly is, and their moment is timed perfectly at the end … Continue reading

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White Berries

whiteberries1, originally uploaded by katiemuffett. Lots to post today! I’ve had two roles of slide film to scan in, all from beautiful Kingley Vale near where I used to live. It’s part dark, thriving yew forest and misty hills topped … Continue reading

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