Daily Archives: December 30, 2016

Time – pensitivity #writephoto

Time for some fun (no pun intended……….. oh, all right then!) They lay undetected for years. Silent, yet watchful. Waiting. Greed, hunger, the waste of precious resources, war, annihilation of the masses, death to those considered unworthy, anyone deformed or … Continue reading

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Guest author – Katharine E. Smith

Eight years ago I was pregnant and working for an animal charity. I was unhappy. It hadn’t always been that way but my new manager and I didn’t see eye-to-eye. I knew the organisation had form for treating staff badly … Continue reading

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Journal of the far side – Day 1: Dubai – Steve Tanham

My eldest son and our daughter-in-law left for a life in Australia in July of this year, taking with them our only grandchild, Alice. As recently-qualified doctors, both were dismayed by the politics being played by the UK Tory government … Continue reading

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There were years when the table groaned under the weight Of the Christmas delights I had cooked. With a house full of teenagers, everything went With no delicacy overlooked. This year I was cooking for me and the dog With … Continue reading

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The Great Mystery… from Stuart France

* Approach to the mysterium is silent, solitary and free from all self-seeking. * It is silent because in comparison with the mysterium all speech is feeble and imperfect. * It is solitary because the mysterium draws closer to us … Continue reading

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Poise #midnighthaiku

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