Three Line Tales – Talking to Ewe!

Random thoughts afloat

Many thanks to Sonya for Week One Hundred and Twelve of Three Line Tales, part of her awesome blog Only 100 Words!

three line tales week 112: an inquisitive sheep
photo by Sam Carter via Unsplash

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Quiet, with deep thought,
Studying a friendly face!
Dyed in the wool? NOT!

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Isle of Mull – pt. 2

Religion and sheep!

In this second installment about our visit to beloved Mull, we pick up the era between 600 BC and AD 400, when Iron Age inhabitants were building protective forts, duns and crannogs. Whether or not they were Picts is unclear.

In the 6th century, Irish migrants invaded Mull and the surrounding coast, establishing the Gaelic kingdom of Dál Riata. The kingdom was divided into a number of regions, each controlled by a kin group, of which the Cenél Loairn controlled Mull and the adjacent mainland to the east. Dál Riata was a springboard for the Christianisation of the mainland; the pivotal point was AD 563, when Columba, an Irish missionary, arrived at Iona (just off the south-west point of Mull) and founded a monastery, from which to start evangelising the local population.

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The Monastery on Iona

Another thing that we learned during our visit to Mull, is that the significant number of sheep roam free everywhere on the island and do not concern themselves with traffic; on the mostly single-track road one may have to stop for sheep that find it a comfortable place to rest.

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Mull’s Sheep

The other aspect about sheep is that they will eat whatever they find; therefore, if you want a garden you put up a fence that is necessary to keep the sheep out!

Have a wonderful day, wherever you are in the world!

Three Line Tales – Innocence

How long will it last?

Many thanks to Sonya for Week Sixty-Three of Three Line Tales part of her awesome blog Only 100 Words!

three line tales week 63: two lambs with red markings
photo by Gemma Evans via Unsplash

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New to the green field,
They gaze toward the stranger.
Canis Lupus smiles…

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Thank you to Sonya of Only 100 Words for coming up with Three Line Tales.

You’ll find full guidelines on her TLT page, but here’s the tl;dr:

  • Write three lines inspired by the photo prompt (& give them a title if possible).
  • Link back to this post.
  • Tag your post with 3LineTales (so everyone can find you in the Reader).
  • Read and comment on other TLT participants’ lines.
  • NEW: If you want your post to be included in the round-up, you have until Sunday evening to publish it.
  • Have fun.

Happy three-lining!