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Traffic…

The morning is silent. Even the usual distant traffic noise of the rush-hour mayhem is hushed. The busy road that runs through the village no longer channels the speeding cars and lorries that habitually thunder through this small village. My … Continue reading

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It has seen everything by Sreeblogs #writephoto

‘Jinia, come inside…food is served.’ Mom called from the kitchen window. I had been sitting in the backyard since morning; my eyes were fixed on the spot where it all happened. I hadn’t uttered a single word ever since that incident … Continue reading

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Memories of Spring – by Robbie Cheadle #writephoto

This memory of Spring was written for Sue Vincent’s Thursday photo prompt – Spring #writephoto. You can join in by following this link: https://scvincent.com/2017/03/02/thursday-photo-prompt-spring-writephoto/ In South Africa, Spring usually arrives with a bang. One day it is cold and the … Continue reading

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Women’s Health Week Revisited – The Gift of Friendship by Sue Vincent

Sally Cronin is revisiting her series on Women’s Health, with posts not only relevant to women. Please take a look at her website to read the articles. by both Sally herself and other writers. This was my contribution… Reblogged from … Continue reading

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Views from an Injured Brain by Nick Verron

Holistic medicine is generally seen as ‘alternative’…. alternative to what? To the specialisms that treat individual aspects of any problem to the best of their ability, yet forget that a whole person is involved in any illness or injury. My … Continue reading

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Out of nowhere

It came out of nowhere. Overwhelming pain more present than memory, as if lifted up and planted back in that moment, that time, with no escape, no recourse but to live, once again, those minutes; to experience again the emotions, … Continue reading

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