A Handful of Similes



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Lonely as a truck on a siding in the Czech Republic

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Dispirited as 2 patiently waiting dogs outside the Weston Link in Edinburgh


BeggarMiserable as a  Glasgow beggar in the rain

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 Friendly as a tail-wagging terrier behind bars in Blairgowrie


Donald

Lithe as an early-riser in Iona

Jasc Ponte 4pic CanvasPreoccupied as a boy with his finger in his ear in France


Main Street, Stromness, May2011Empty as the main Street in Stromness

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 Happy as a Festival crowd in Edinburgh

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Constant Companionship


 
 
 
z-lunan-07-10-2011-01-09-00          After twenty years or so
 
         of constant companionship
 
         he had said
 
         all he had to say to her
 
         but he still went on talking
 
         although years and years ago
 
         she had stopped listening.

Scottish Independence Day 18 September 2014


                         “Should Scotland be an independent country?”

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YES yes

 

                      “Should Scotland be an independent country?”

du 8a

 NO no

 

Today Scotland has to make a choice  between becoming a responsible, grown-up nation,
with all that that entails
or staying put, safe, dependent,
with all that that entails….

(Result: Yes …….45%                                                No………55%)