Once in ones's life something has such an effect on you it changes your life, a thrill, an amazement, and forever more you are caught in its web of bewitchment....this happened to myself and my girl friend Shirley, when we first set eyes on a vision in time warped pink , weary and time worn..but standing proudly...
"It was an odd surprise to find one of the back upstairs rooms all newly decorated out in a pale lemon shade, with a few pieces of period furniture and knick nacs of china above the ornate kauri fireplace.....tired lacy curtains hung limply at the windows with dust motes lazily floating in a long slanting finger of afternoon sunlight. It was all finished and looking quietly beautiful, it gave one some idea of what the Hotel had looked like in its heyday"
One hopes to published sometime in the near future...
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A ROYAL TALE....
copyright poem H G Blomfield 2010
the prelude to a story 'A RIGHT ROYAL TALE'relaying my adventure with the Edwardian Hutch ROYAL HOTEL GRAHAMSTOWN THAMES NZ.lick here to add text.
The face behind window. frame
.copyright H G BLOMFIELD 2010
EEnergy photographed by staircase copyright H.G.Blomfield 2009
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"A RIGHT ROYAL TALE..".. H.G.BLOMFIELD copyright 2010..