Tag: birds

  • Creative WRITING: Using descriptions about sound.

    Lesson four was to use descriptive words for sound. Nighttime and early morning on the farm. Night time on the farm. The Birds finish their day’s work by singing their last songs before darkness falls. People rush home from work. Some high-pitched or low-pitched vehicle sounds depend on how slow or fast they move on […]


  • Birds and Beatrix.

  • Silent Sunday: White Cockatoo.

  • Silent Sunday: Kingfisher

  • Silent Sunday: Rosella

    Rain and a lone Rosella in a tree! From my front door. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_rosella The eastern rosella (Platycercus eximius) has become naturalised in New Zealand.[2] By the 1970s the population, probably originally from cage escapees, was strongly established throughout Auckland, Northland, and the far north, extending into west Waikato, as far south as Kawhia and Te Kuiti, and east to […]

  • A new Kiwi hatching.

    Life still goes on.

  • The omen: FFfAW – week 11-17-2015

      “I can’t go on anymore!”  Sophy slowly went down on her knees. She bent over and stretched out between the long grass covering her face in her arms. Her tears were wetting the arms of her t-shirt. She was sobbing and did not realize that something slowly floated up to her. A soft voice […]

  • Look out! Monday Finish the Story October 26, 2015

    Vultures! Finish the story begins with: “I watched the vulture looking at me hungrily as I lay on the ground bleeding and injured.” “Shoo, shoo, leave me alone” My voice is only croaking. The vulture flies away. I can’t exactly remember what happened to me. My thoughts are blurred by pain and I feel like […]

  • Photo 101, Day Seven : BIG and Point of View

    Day Seven: Big & Point of View Cheri says: Whether inside or outside, photograph something of massive size. Feel free to interpret big in your own way, and get creative with your shot. Capture all or just part of the subject. Place it in the foreground so it takes up the entire frame. Or shoot it […]

  • Another duck tale… FFfAW week of 05-13-2015

    Welcome ! 13th Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers Week of 5-13-2015 https://flashfictionforaspiringwriters.wordpress.com/2015/05/12/fffaw-week-of-05-13-2015/ Duck’s eye of few: The river is full after days of heavy rain. The duck family escaped the flood at the moment. They are looking for a way out. Suzy duck, told this family to come and live with them in a quiet […]

  • FFfAW Week of April 29, 2015 : Duck tale

    https://flashfictionforaspiringwriters.wordpress.com/2015/04/28/fffaw-week-of-april-29-2015/ Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers Week of 4-29-2015 ©Dawn Miller DUCK TALE This is the best spot we can go to. We need to move fast! The duck shooting season started yesterday. I hope to be in time to warn my family and friends to move away from our summer pond to this quiet […]

  • Lone pigeon : FFfAW week of 4-22-2015

    For more information on the challenge visit : https://flashfictionforaspiringwriters.wordpress.com/2015/04/21/fffaw-week-of-4-22-2015/ LONE PIGEON The train gone. The lonely pigeon waiting for the next one. I sat waiting for 1:05 am train to start the home journey from Wellington back to Upper Hutt. The train doors open, a message inside saying: No eating or drinking inside. A pigeon came […]