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But dust

A passage from the novel Lead Us Not, which I was working on as time allowed between 2006 and 2010… Never in my life have I considered putting my thoughts down on paper, but today something drives me to it. … Continue reading

18. March 2013 by Timothy Bowes
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Hold fast

This is the first chapter of a novel entitled Hold Fast, which I was working on sporadically between 2007 and 2011… Beneath the grey and pale blue sky the air hangs with that heavy scent of sea salt upon mud, its odour … Continue reading

15. March 2013 by Timothy Bowes
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Madrassa

The air in the prayer carries the beautiful scent of musk, its essence renewed by the dabbling of worshippers with the oils on the shelf after almost every ablution. Whenever the sun’s rays penetrate the porthole windows beneath the dome, … Continue reading

17. August 2007 by Timothy Bowes
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