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The Light between the Railway Carriages ~ Steve Tanham

The light between the railway carriages… It was one of the best analogies I ever had given to me; yet it took me years to grasp its fullness. Like any true seed of ‘spiritual’ insight, it was strong enough to … Continue reading

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Hidden #midnighthaiku

Light too bright to see Blinded to reality Hiding in shadows

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The tip of the iceberg…

“Seriously?” “Yes.” “You’re not winding me up?” “No.” “When did that happen?” “Well…my last birthday…” It was sort of an obvious answer… “Well, that’s thrown me… I thought you were much younger…” Which might explain why he doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

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Dramatic license…

It was the morning coffee conversation, the one where I perch on the end of my son’s bed while he considers getting out of it. Even fuelled by good, freshly ground beans, that can take some time, especially if we … Continue reading

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The Rotating Blade of Meaning (6) ~ Steve Tanham

(Above: the original Bell 30 which established commercial helicopter technology, and was invented and developed by Arthur M. Young. Picture Wikipedia, public domain) In our last post, we looked at those most frightening objects: numbers which are squared and cubed. … Continue reading

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Halflight…

Six a.m. on a Sunday… I groaned and turned off the alarm clock. I hadn’t been sleeping well, or enough, and did not want to obey the imperative summons… especially not on a day when, historically, most folks get to … Continue reading

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Imagination ~ Anjali Sharma #writephoto

What is important for me? My own imagination or the imagination others hold for me. Creativity emerges from positive feelings. Most of the time, we hold ourselves from doing what we feel like for the fear of being judged. Continue … Continue reading

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Shades of (Soylent) Green…

“I thought this was part of making you well,” said my son. “I’m not sure pumping you full of dye is healthy.” I’m none too sure either, but an ‘MRI scan with contrast’ was what the doc had ordered, so … Continue reading

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The Elusive Shrimp

“They seek him here, they seek him there…” I couldn’t help thinking about Baroness Orczy’s Elusive Pimpernel as I watched the translucent creature foraging in the corner of the aquarium. He’s not exactly scarlet, being more of a watery pink, … Continue reading

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The peripatetic ant

The ant crawled across the windscreen of the car, right in my line of vision. Ever since the spider-bite incident, I am wary of creatures that have any kind of personal arsenal hitching a ride, so my first thought was … Continue reading

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