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Mundane Monday #72

Jane’s Weekly Poetry Challenge

Jane Dougherty has this lovely poetry challenge on her blog. Every Wednesday she puts up a few words, and you are challenged to conjure up a poem using them all, and leave a link to your creation in the comments section.  There’s even a painting or a picture to kickstart your imagination. This week’s challenge (ok … Continue reading

Pun of the weak (c. Abyssbrain)

What is an arsonist’s favorite thing to wear? A blazer….

Couplet (Shiv Kumar Batalvi)

लोकी कहण मैं सूरज बणिया, लोकी कहण मैं रौशन होया मैंनू केहीं ला गया अग्ग, वे तेरा बिरहड़ा। lokee kehn mein sooruj baneyaa, lokee kehn mein roshun hoyaa Mainu keheen laa gyaa ugg, vey teraa birahra I’m told I shine radiant, that I’m as bright as the sun What is this fire you set me … Continue reading

Mundane Mondays #36

Baker man – 2

The oven is heated with wood, to super-heat the tiles. The embers are removed and the tile floor cleaned of any extraneous ash, and is ready to receive the dough for baking. That little area right next to the oven was where the embers were put; a pot of broth or some meat or veggies … Continue reading

Baker man

One of the very few memorable days I’ve spent in my life….This and the the few forthcoming posts are from a rebuilt bakery in the ruins of Augusta Raurica, right next to what were the temple walls. The oven is exactly where it was a couple of millennia ago, rebuilt with concrete for safety purposes, … Continue reading

A withering fire…

Mundane Mondays #6