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This portrait is classic Spock as so many Spock fans love to see him. At first glance his face is perfectly composed, but on closer ins...

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Another ‘Missing Child Portrait’ from :iconjohnpaulthornton:, painted from the picture on a milk carton – a shocking image in itself on the most mundane of ...

I've just come back from a sublime holiday in Devon, revisiting old stomping grounds and introducing loved places to my children. They managed amazingly well with their first camping trip considering at least one is almost certainly on the spectrum and the other two have definite traits. We stayed at Rhea Farm and Fishery in Kilmington, which I can't recommend highly enough for an eco-friendly and people-friendly campsite, completely off-grid and with a host of amazing animals like rhea, emu, and giant tortoises, alongside the more traditional farm animals.

Among other things we explored the incredible fossils at and around Lyme Regis, I swam in the sea a lot, and we also visited Stonehenge and Avebury on the way home. The fossils are incredible. It's hard to get your head around the fact that you're standing amid such history. Creatures that are hundreds of million years old, and the ghosts of Hardy, Mary Anning, the Victorians and their fin de siecle anxiety about creation and the age of the earth. Stonehenge and Avebury (and Silbury Hill and West Kennet Longbarrow) are blinks of an eye in comparison, but have their own share of utter awe. The children loved the whole holiday (although the all-you-can-eat breakfast in our one night in a hotel, and the all-you-can-eat salad bar in the Harverster we ate at that night probably topped the bill for them.) Educational and fun all rolled into one.

In other news, I'm on a Virginia Woolf kick at the moment. The Voyage Out, Night and Day, and Jacob's Room have all been consumed. Now I'm halfway through Mrs Dalloway and properly into the stream of consciousness era. I've read To the Lighthouse, The Waves, and Orlando before but I'm looking forward to reading them again. Some things have to be read twice. It's so good to have time for reading again.

That's all, folks.
  • Mood: Hungry
  • Listening to: The Beatles
  • Reading: Mrs Dalloway
  • Watching: Frasier
  • Playing: Nothing
  • Eating: Nothing
  • Drinking: Water



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This is me. I am socially inept. I write. I used to read (before children). I can translate Anglo-Saxon. Sometimes I paint. And I take a lot of photos.

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Favourite cartoon character: Mutley
Personal Quote: "Never go hedging with a sledgehog" - Little Grey Rabbit's Christmas

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lucytherescuedcat Featured By Owner 5 days ago  New member Hobbyist Photographer
I simply adore your photograpy especially the cats! Wonderful job dear! 🐱
Aconitum-Napellus Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Writer
Thank you very much :D
lucytherescuedcat Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New member Hobbyist Photographer
Your welcome! 
AlvaMusai Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014

Hi :wave:

Thank you for joining OfficialDA-Flowers!  We’re happy to have you as our member and we look forward to seeing your work in our galleries.


We advice you to take a moment to read through our Submission Guidelines. If you’d like, you can also read more about our group in the About Us  section.  If you have any questions, you can also contact us via note.


We have just featured a variety of beautiful floral work from our May gallery submissions. Feel free to check them out here.


Thank you for your custom and we look forward to seeing you around :heart:



dazza1008 Featured By Owner May 4, 2014
Welcome to :icondue-south-fans:, and thank you for showing your support for this show!

:flagcanada: Introduce yourself and share what you like about it!
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Not only do we accept due South art, but we accept art of the actors as well as art of any other projects with which they were involved. If you have something, please share - we love all kinds of fanart! :love:

If you know of anyone else who may like the show, why not do them a favour! ;)

We hope you enjoy it here! :D

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Geak-of-Nature Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the :+fav: on "Ingredients"!
Aconitum-Napellus Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014  Professional Writer
You're welcome :-)
MotleyDreams Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014   Writer
Congrats on your feature as Daily Lit Deviant! I'm loving the pieces Nic featured, wish I had time to go through your gallery for more. Oh, and KITTY PICTURES. :meow: Love them. It's really sad that someone's making money off them, they're so awesome. Hope you have a great day!
Aconitum-Napellus Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Professional Writer
Thank you very much! I'm glad you enjoyed my writing - it's nice when someone gives time to it, and I really appreciate it! Sorry for taking so long to reply!
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