Monthly Archives: November 2013

Notes from a small dog XXXIII

She says she’s not talking to me anymore. She may not have noticed that’s a bit contradictory… I won’t tell her. She’s upset enough as it is. She’s wandering round muttering things like, “Might have ruddy known…” and making little … Continue reading

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A gift in the night

I couldn’t sleep. It was one of those odd nights where the eyes were too tired to carry on reading, yet the mind too awake to sleep. I lay awake, acutely aware of my body’s presence… the silky stuff of … Continue reading

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The Initiate by Sue Vincent and Stuart France

Originally posted on Rosie Amber:
The Initiate: Adventures in Sacred Chromatography by Sue Vincent My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a complicated book with many layers and one which I believe can be read in many different ways.…

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Chasing sunsets

I have had the delight of company this weekend. Arriving Friday there have been 48 hours of almost non-stop talking, across a range of subjects as vast as the ocean. There may, possibly, have been a number of small pubs … Continue reading

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Eastern promise

I was up and out very early yesterday . I didn’t get very far… the lane at the end of my street to be exact… before I stopped the car and got out. The sun was cresting the horizon and … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog XXXII

She’s been shopping. She doesn’t do it often… not in any quantity… and not the good stuff…apart from my stuff of course. And she’s been doing things with the flowery smelling squirty and the hoover monster. I know what that … Continue reading

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Winter

It is a cold, grey, wet day. Not a pleasant day, even for winter. One of those mediocre manifestations of weather that bring little more than gloom and a desire to curl up somewhere warm with a good book and … Continue reading

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Merry meetings

Ye gods but it was cold scraping the ice off the car in the wee, small hours this morning. It had been a long, long day…but a good one. Quite why I have been awake so long already after so … Continue reading

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Ghost in the machine?

Today I am nothing more than a figment of your imagination. I am not here, tapping away at the keyboard, but am, in fact, elsewhere. Which is really quite odd and, while utilising technology to fill a gap in presence, … Continue reading

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“I wouldn’t change a thing.”

They say that there can be no greater joy for a teacher than to be surpassed by a pupil. Since my son took up the camera, I have been feeling a lot of joy. Not that I am in any … Continue reading

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