Wednesday 18th September 2013
Tell Me A Story
by Sandra at ‘By the Book’ click the link for full details and join in on the fun as well.
The two young Ellie’s ran straight up to the large wooden door. Fascinated by the giraffe picture panel that seem to shimmer in the daylight. They both stopped in front of this large wooden door. Entranced by the shimmering picture. Ellie, real name Eleanor, raising her arm, went to touch, ”Don’t” shouted the other Ellie, whose name was Eloise.
“It is only a picture on a door” Eleanor replied.
“But it is alive.”
“Don’t be silly,” said Eleanor, “it is a picture, that is all it is.” she finished with a shrug of shoulders and eyebrow raising as they both stepped back a couple of steps.
The picture seems to move, shimmer, change colours, and was drawing the girls closer, Eloise was standing a further step back from her friend, but still she was being drawn. Eleanor was moving, hands outstretched, slowly pacing another step closer to the door. The giraffe was floating out from the frame and the wooden door. Eyes with long eye lashes fluttering, enticing the girls, hypnotizing them and drawing them in, pulling them to his frame, to the door.
Eloise a pace or two behind, reached out and grabbed Eleanor and tried to pull her back. But her hand missed her target, Eleanor’s arm, because Eleanor yanked away from her.
“Leave me alone, I want to touch Mr Giraffe, he is calling me, can’t you hear him?” Eleanor shouted loudly with excitement.
“I cannot hear anything, and no need to shout at me I am not deaf.”
All the while Eleanor was moving closer to the door, and now almost within touching distant. And again Eloise tried to pull her back and again her friend fought against her, and then she lurched forward and stumbled to the door. Her hand touched the door, a pool of floating liquid, a brown mass of liquid shimmering between the large wooden posts. Eleanor then gently eased her hand and then her arm into the liquid. Up to her elbow, the liquid absorbing her. Eloise shouted, “Eleanor, don’t do it – stop, listen to me.” but her words just vanished in the air. Eleanor was smiling and looking at Eloise, she mouthed something, but no words were heard. Her arm up to her shoulder now being soaked up, she was becoming a sponge to the brown liquid. She was slowly disappearing, being absorbed into the door. Eloise grabbed Eleanor’s hand and pulled but it was too late. Eloise’s friend had pulled free and was gone. The door had completely absorbed her. Eloise ran behind the door, it was just a wooden door, and ornamental wooden door in the park. She touch the wood, all over, the large upright posts, the door, back and then the front. Nothing unusual, the frame with the picture of the giraffe, with Eleanor sitting on his back looking out and smiling.
Gerald Ainger /Cobb© Sept 2013
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31st December 2012….
Probably my last post of the year 2012. It is…
Blog of the Year Award,,,, Happy New Year to all and Thank you.
Enjoy the video,,,from me to you…
This award has been awarded to me by all the bloggers listed below, I actually think there is one missing but I cannot find it so it might just be imaginary and in my mind. I do not want to tell you about each of the sites because this is labeling and I don’t think a site should be labeled. Unless it is their choice label.So instead of all the descriptions etc,, I would strongly suggest visiting them and decide for yourself. I know that they are excellent blogs of differing characteristics and styles, and you would enjoy them and be welcomed, but the one thing in common with them is ‘They are all top quality’
Thank you to all for thinking of me and awarding this to me..I look forward to more posts and visiting to all of you…
Here are the rules to accept this award: yes more RULES….
1 Select the blog(s) you think deserve the ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award
Done but cheating…
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Done and approved…
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Done x 3 fabulous blogger friends.
And what is so lovely about this award is that we start with 1 star and there are 6 stars to collect in total, so each time you get nominated for *this* award – you get another star and see if you can get all 6!
Go for it everybody…I mean everybody, that includes you. Yes you.
I would like to award this to any one that visits my site and comments or even likes.. I find it so hard and to a point unfair to nominate any one particular. The reason for this is because you are all so deserving of it, and so worthy. So please help yourself and consider yourself nominated.
A further Thank you to all you have had me in your thoughts for these awards. Oh and if there is one of you that did nominate and I have missed, I apologise, but please let me know and I will amend…
23rd December 2012 Sunday.
My Final one of my series and hope you have enjoyed. I have incorporated Jake’s challenge as it also topical.
Guys and gals, we have reached the end of this marathon challenge of mine. I thoroughly enjoyed it, even though I did experience a little stress at times because it was difficult to find something relative to the year. But mostly trying to prove it was the stressful part. I might even have been wrong on one or two but it was the fun and enjoyment I had and you guys had. This made me happy knowing that I was spreading a little cheer for the season. Happy Holidays.
My little bit of Christmas to you all...
This Military Wives was Xmas number 1 It was a charity single for all the serving and injured Soldiers.
One of my favourite old songs. …”The Little Drummer Boy” (originally known as “Carol of the Drum“) is a popular Christmas song written by the American classical music composer and teacher Katherine Kennicott Davis in 1941. It was recorded in 1955 by the Trapp Family Singers and further popularized by a 1958 recording by the Harry Simeone Chorale. This version was re-released successfully for several years and the song has been recorded many times since.
And to finish off a nice piece of Disney.
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Goodbye for this year and a very BIG THANK YOU.
Saturday 22nd December 2012
Nearly to the end guys and gals..
My little bit of Christmas to you all..
2006…from A Twisted Christmas Album released October 2006. not the prettiest of bands, so just listen and hope you enjoy.
2007… I cannot understand how this guy is as big as he is. But my opinion only so please enjoy anyway. This was 2007 as near as I can verify..
19th December 2012
My little bit of Christmas to you all..
1992. Her beautiful live performance from Christmas in Washington 1992.
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Friday 14th December 2012.
My little bit of Christmas to you all..
1969. This Snowflake Song I am a little doubtful of the year, but as near as I can it shows up as the year but cannot verify. So just please enjoy this little piece of winter wonderland.
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