Category Archives: Life

Down the wormhole?

I am waiting for a hospital appointment. I have now been waiting for nearly three weeks and have heard nothing. It is a good thing that I am not expecting them to find what they are looking for, or I … Continue reading

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Cryborg…

* When, O’ when will we learn? * Pathologies are not people. * Neither are robots, nor automatons. * Count Jack Black Reblogged from France and Vincent

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Around the flames

The year turns towards winter, pulling first a blanket of leaves and mist over its face before veiling itself in frost and snow. It is a time when many traditions remember the dead, the past or the holy. On a … Continue reading

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Man vs machine?

I awoke with an odd thought playing around the corners of my mind. “…You could, theoretically, extrapolate the whole of human evolution and history, every conversation and story that had ever been or would be, from a single human cell.” … Continue reading

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Out of nowhere

Beckie at Beckie’s Mental Mess is running a series at present to highlight the many misunderstood aspects of mental health by asking people to write of their own experiences. This week, she is looking at the effects of PTSD. Ten … Continue reading

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Con-Men and Cwena…

* Talking to door-knobs, is one way of opening doors… * ‘Maam, charmed,’ sez the Wolf-of-Oz, oozing oblique obsequies, rather than, ‘Alacazan!’ * Continue reading at France and Vincent

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Harmony

Berry brown and ancient, Lichen covered stones Watch a frosty moon Colour winter’s clouds. Flowering the night With sacred light; Sanctuary for a wild spirit. My soul rests, Breathing Nature’s harmony A quiet shade In the garden of life.

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Elusive realities and strange encounters: Will you share your story..?

This post also exists as a ‘page’ in the menu, but as so many people now read on devices where the menu headings are not immediately visible, I thought it might be an idea to share it again here… there … Continue reading

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In communication

Quite why Ani thinks I would really like a squashed spider I don’t know. Be that as it may, it is, with great care and delicacy, deposited on my lap. Perhaps she is working on the same principle that makes … Continue reading

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Notes from a Small Dog: Walking the two-legses

I have no idea why she thought she had to take the picture of us with the sign that mentions ‘animals on the road’… but she seemed happy enough to be out with the camera, so I let it pass. … Continue reading

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