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The Land that Time Forgot

03 May

Hobbits still live up there on the hill —

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a mistle thrush gathers worms in her bill —

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happy chicks dance with their shadows in the sun —

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even ducks on the mill pond —

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join in the fun —

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upside – downside – there’s always a one —

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The poor Miller’s pocket will feel the pain – when the sun don’t shine to ripen the grain —

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and next door Mason’s Lodge has got the axe – no more to see aprons or trousers of sacks —

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One more stone house would make this a city —

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with apologies to Lady Dervorgilla for my painfull ditty 🙂

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Sweetheart Abbey here in the hamlet of New Abbey was built around 1275 by heartbroken Lady Dervorgilla of Galloway in memory of her husband Lord John Baliol.

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