Daily Archives: August 17, 2015

No More Mulberries by Mary Smith

Originally posted on Lost in a good book:
No more Mulberries is a novel which completely changed my hazy, ignorant view of Afghanistan.  Miriam, its narrator, describes life in the 1990s as a “foreign” wife of an Afghan doctor in…

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Open wide

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
To love and be loved… something that sits at the heart of every child. It is only as we grow that the accumulated disappointments, the rejections large and small, teach us to shield our…

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Home alone…

“Look at it this way… you’ll be dead soon…” By way of comfort for my insecurities this, I felt, left a lot to be desired. My son, however, chose to expand upon his logic and I have to agree. Worrying … Continue reading

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Dear Don XLII

Dear Don, You do know that ‘lights’ are offal in culinary terms… the lungs to be precise. That puts a new and rather interesting slant on that expression. To ‘follow your lights’ would be then to follow your instincts… or … Continue reading

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