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Michelle Clements James reviews D.G. Kaye’s Twenty Years After I Do

Reblogged from Book Chat: Blurb In this personal accounting, D.G. Kaye shares the insights and wisdom she has accrued through twenty years of keeping her marriage strong and thriving despite the everyday changes and challenges of aging. Kaye reveals how … Continue reading

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‘When will we three meet again…?’

My friend had a bit of a nightmare getting to my village from the Czech Republic, what with delayed planes, a broken Underground and a lack of taxis at the very last hurdle…but arrive he did, in the early hours … Continue reading

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Beltane…

The ancient festival of Beltane has always been special to me. As I child, I was caught by its magic when my grandfather first read me the story of ‘Borrobil‘, where two children walk between the Beltane fires and are … Continue reading

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Seeds of Change

Time does strange things. It is just a week since our workshop and already it feels as if it is receding into the mists, and yet, it is also as clear and sharp as if we were about to enter … Continue reading

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The alchemy of joy

By the time this goes out, another workshop will be over and our Companions will have dispersed for another year. Inevitably, every time we go back to Great Hucklow, we think of that very first workshop… and for me, that … Continue reading

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A brief pause…

Today will see  the start of the Silent Eye’s annual workshop in Derbyshire and so I will probably not be online for a few days. The workshop and the friends I will meet there will occupy me fully. Most of … Continue reading

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The Ghost Ship – Steve Tanham

The Ghost Ship —- They come from land and some by wave To travel brave and not unnerved Across a globe described by one Who sees in numbers straight and curved —- That one, disgraced, must face a queen Must … Continue reading

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Springing into action

It is spring in the south…flowers are opening, birds are singing, and the heating has finally gone off.  It is actually warm and sunny… …and I’m heading north instead for the Silent Eye’s annual workshop. On the upside, that means … Continue reading

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Empty #midnighthaiku

Urban desert weeps A stage without its players Bereft of laughter The photos were taken in ancient city of Bath, last visited one rainy day with a dear friend. On that day, there was no shortage of laughter, or wonder, … Continue reading

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Guest writer: Andy White – Astronautalis and the death of Muhammad Ali

Thursday the 2nd to Sunday the 5th of June 2016. Connections and friendship. My first scribbles of reflection. The weekend of the 3rd of June. It saw the death of Muhammad Ali and the championship victory of Michael Bisping. The … Continue reading

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