Author Archives: Harry Nicholson

About Harry Nicholson

I'm an enameller who works with a kiln, fusing pictures in glass onto copper. I write a few poems and short stories. There is an eBook anthology of them, 'Green Linnet' on Amazon. Also a novel, 'Tom Fleck', set in the North of England of 1513 - the year of Flodden. A sequel to 'Tom Fleck' is 'The Black Caravel' published in 2016. My anthology of poems came out in 2015: 'Wandering About.' I've a blog of poems, stories and art at: https://1513fusion.wordpress.com/

A certain barn in North Yorkshire

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Hanging on to the past

Originally posted on Out of a living silence:
“The world of dew is the world of dew. And yet, and yet–” ― Kobayashi Issa When I lived in Hiroshima from the autumn of 1977 until the spring of 1979, I…

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Secrets of a Casual Poultry Breeder

This morning, the Egton Bridge (though we meet at Lealholm) Writer’s Group enjoyed my bit about hens: Secrets of a Casual Poultry Breeder. Part1. Not all hens are daft. My first birds were a quartet of pedigree Marans; forty years … Continue reading

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Avoid Reality with a Jigsaw

Things to do in the Ice Age:

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Someone, long-gone, used Granny’s bed to mend a gap by the track to Sleights Moor.Pines above Rosedale. Nobody came back for the old plough. England’s highest pub.

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The year has turned

Soon the garden will be like this once more. The blackbird will see off the cuckoo. The track to the moor will be dry. And there will be fawns to meet.  

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Amost empty at Beck Hole Codgers at Egton Show The goosegog show Clutter at the hardware shop

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At the Heron House

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It is a place within easy walking distance from the front door and yet it is unlikely that anyone would stumble across it. It is not on any well-trodden path. However, nor could it be described as a remote…

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Vitreous enamel on copper bowls.

They are a challenge, but I keep trying. Here are some new attempts: Our Acer is in fresh, soft leaf; it yields a fine stencil. Note how the ivory unleaded enamel turns green over fire scale and shrinks away from … Continue reading

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Conservation Volunteer

Gained some interesting aches this morning — been out with conservation volunteers to Yatts Farm near Pickering. The sensation of doing a bit of good and spending time with people of like mind, lifts the spirits. We cleared gorse (locally: … Continue reading

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