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is here

kissing! )
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is finally up

just a little bit )
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is here.

Yay! I'm caught up again.

Change of mood )
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Title: I Have Dwelt 'Neath Southern Skies
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: Not mine :(
Words: 676
Prompt: Fens
Summary: Norfolk, July, 1987.

There was no horizon )
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Title: A Dog's Life, or The Sad Tale of Why Padfoot Loathes Staffies
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: Not mine :(
Words: 867
Prompt: Man and dog
Summary: Stafford, July, 1979.
Author's note: August? Gosh, really? More seriously, I know Staffordshire Bull Terriers make lovely family dogs, but they're notoriously aggressive towards other dogs.

Remus rubbed his ears, trying not to breathe in too much of the smell of damp, miserable dog. )
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Title: Dreamers
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: Not mine :(
Words: 1264
Prompt: eggs and bacon, pickled walnuts and cheese
Summary: Below Alderley Edge, Cheshire, July, 1979. I've drawn on both the legend of the wizard of Alderley Edge and, for supplementary details, on that of the sleeping warriors of Craig-y-Dinas

The night was warm and resonant around them, humming with the taste of old magic, stirred up like pollen on the breath of the wind. )
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Title: Cooling Down
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: Not mine :(
Words: 1300
Prompt: sunburn
Summary: Hogwarts Express, passing through County Durham, July, 1978.

Remus, who was sitting up very straight in the corner, fell against the wall and winced )
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Title: Relieving Boredom
Rating: R
Disclaimer: Not mine :(
Words: 1249
Prompt: Sheltering from the rain
Summary: Rutland, July, 1979.

Remus is getting increasingly pink and breathless  )
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Title: Desserts
Rating: G
Disclaimer: None of them are mine
Words: 1373
Prompt: summer pudding
Summary: Weasleys. July, 1995
Edit: Let's just call the last part of this AU because I am thick and obviously haven't reread GoF for a while

Sirius paused on the threshold, watching her toss slippery slices into the pan, hands confident )

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Title: Timeless
Rating: G
Prompt: "Summer afternoon--summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language."
--Henry James

Summary: Trinity Hall, Cambridge, July 1979. On a summer afternoon, Cambridge really is the most beautiful city in the world (summer makes up for the other nine months of dismal austerity).

’Timeless’ )


Jul. 12th, 2006 10:08 pm
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Title: Flags
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: Not mine :(
Prompt: England flag
Summary: July 1996. European Quidditch Championships.

wrapped in a flag )
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(Yes, I know I've skipped a day - it's stuck on my home computer)

Title: Traditions
Rating: G/PG
Disclaimer: Only Fliss is my invention
Prompt: "My mother, who hates thunder storms,
Holds up each summer day and shakes
It out suspiciously, lest swarms
Of grape-dark clouds are lurking there"

--Philip Larkin, Mother, Summer, I
Summary: The wedding’s over, and the best man’s gone missing again.

Chief bridesmaid has first dibs on the best man )
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Title: I Know That I Could Not Stay Long
Rating: G
Disclaimer: So not mine.
Prompt: shooting of Londonderry rioters, 1971
Summary: Kent, 1973. 729 words

The Department of Magical Law Enforcement have issued a statement urging wizards not to panic… )
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Title: These are the currents that chiselled the city
Rating: G
Disclaimer: So not mine.
Prompt: But I love it, I love this city
How slender is the space between love, mercy and ill will
I love to live inside its flesh and blood
To feel its ailing pulse in its hidden veins

--Abd al-Sabūr, Ibhār [1940]
tr. from the original Arabic unknown
Summary: London, 1980. Sirius doesn't want to doubt. Title from U. A. Fanthorpe's Rising Damp 892 words

like the rivers beneath his feet confined, restrained, rerouted )


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