An Abandoned Nest

A Story of New Life

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Back in July, as the summer came to an end, it is customary in this area for the farmers to cut back the verges of the country roads. With their large mechanical flail attached to a tractor, the long grass, ferns, nettles and bushes are slashed back to improve the visibility for road traffic. At the same time, the tops are cut off the hawthorn and gorse hedges. Within minutes, the roadside takes on a short back…




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Carol Price

Carol Price

I used to be something else, but now I can hold my head up and say I am a writer. Retired doctor. Passionate about empowering people. Editor of Illumination

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