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Stop…

Clouds dark as bruises Hide behind a smiling mask Chill rage of tyrants Cherished illusions shattered Silence mourns lost innocence * There are many forms of abuse within relationships. Not all of them leave bruises, but all of them leave … Continue reading

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Jesse ~ Adele #writephoto

Every time I walk past the mural on the street where I used to live, I stop and stare at it. Memories of my friend, Jesse flood my mind. He was a phenomenal artist. I honestly think he was born … Continue reading

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Asking questions…

Image: Pixabay My son was never ‘into’ history at school. He learned what he was obliged to learn and promptly forgot most of it.  Add to that the effects of the black holes in memory caused by brain injury, and … Continue reading

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The caring game…

“It is such a mysterious place, the land of tears.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince “Bebop died. I stayed with him. Said thank you.” He choked again. “Said goodbye. It was really emotional.” The voice managed to sound both … Continue reading

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Where are we going? (2) – The Vice – Steve Tanham

It may be that the present compressed and negative feelings that we humans are experiencing is a birthing chamber rather than a vice. This outrageous suggestion ties in closely with what was written in last week’s blog. In it, I … Continue reading

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Walk in their shoes

“.. before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.” Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird “Is everything okay over there?” said my … Continue reading

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Where are we going? – Steve Tanham

Where are we going? When things are going well in ‘our’ world, there is an understandable tendency to assume that a generally benign evolution of civilisation is taking place, one in which we play our part, however small, being a … Continue reading

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Noir

She moved with the sinuous grace of a dancer or a thief; sleek and deadly. Her eyes were wide, feigning innocence. Hiding secrets… She licked her lips, as if she liked the taste of blood. The crime scene didn’t faze … Continue reading

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The Derwent Valley

The car once more full to bursting, ready for the long drive south, and my companions either back at work or heading for the airport, I went to collect Nick from the hostel, ready for a morning in the hills. … Continue reading

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Spring by Neel Anil Panicker #writephoto

In his thirty years of policing, Inspector Vaidyanth Kamble had never witnessed anything as horrendous as this. A mere foot from where he stood lay the corpse, or rather, whatever remained of it. Careful so as not to disturb any … Continue reading

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