Tag Archives: Disney

Six second memory

“You’re in goldfish mode again, aren’t you?” My brain-injured son looks smug. I raise my eyes to the heavens. He’s right, I have completely forgotten half the things he just asked me to do. He takes a great and unholy … Continue reading

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A work of art

In spite of repeated requests from my nearest and dearest, I had been singing again as I made the coffee. Music has always been part of my life, even though, in spite of writing a number of songs, I can … Continue reading

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When reviews really matter…

 “Bilbo Baggins was a Hobbit who lived in his Hobbit hole and never went for adventures, at last Gandalf the wizard and his Dwarves persuaded him to go. He had a very exiting (sic) time fighting goblins and wargs. At … Continue reading

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Tea, scones and questions

I had a weird dream last night and it left me thinking quite a lot this morning. I remember the encounter and the questions vividly, asked by a figure that shone; in another age I would have called it angelic. … Continue reading

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“The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.” Marcus Aurelius Okay, I give in. I’m female. In all the worst ways. Apart from … Continue reading

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