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Words matter

Words matter to us. Those that are said, those that are not said. The precision of a phrase, the use of one word rather than another can make all the difference to how we feel about something or someone. Often … Continue reading

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Living in Colour

It is New Year’s Eve. Everywhere are posts about the year in review or hopes for the coming one. It’s sort of obligatory.  A mini rite of passage as the old year fades and the new comes to birth. So … Continue reading

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When tomorrow comes

I looked at the pile of work on the table and thought, sod it, it could wait till tomorrow. But then, really, can it? Reading the Yeats poem today it occurred to me that I am twelve years older than … Continue reading

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Magnetic north

*** August bank holiday weekend is approaching fast. The weather has been glorious, the skies clear and temperatures pleasant. As I get myself organised this morning it is, quite typically, raining. Today I once again throw the bags in the … Continue reading

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Rowan berries

*** It started with a sleepless night. I was late to bed, as I couldn’t seem to relax. I wandered back downstairs a scant hour and a half after snuggling down with every intention of staying there for a long, … Continue reading

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Blame the heather….

*** “… See you soon…Stay in the car!” He must have known the futility of that message as it winged its way through the ether…I could hear the sighs of despair… I had texted my current location and “… the … Continue reading

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Loving it

*** We spent the morning working, until it was time for the hospital. I left minus bandages and armed with a full complement of skin again, albeit not particularly pretty skin for now. The healing of the burns is going … Continue reading

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Middle of nowhere

*** Another hot, bright day dawned early, so we meandered over towards Stowe landscape gardens near Buckingham. Not so much to see the gardens themselves as a particular church in the grounds there. However, as usually happens, we were waylaid … Continue reading

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Castles in the air

*** It was hot in Windsor yesterday. Very hot. It seemed only sensible to contemplate the enormity of the castle from a table outside the ancient pub with a cold drink. It would, in fact, have been almost impolite not … Continue reading

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Busman’s holiday

*** We started talking pretty much as soon as my guest wandered down this morning. About the same time coffee was made and Ani brought the first of the tennis balls. By the time we eventually got round to going … Continue reading

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