Author Archives: CAS

In Town

Monday afternoon on the river, well not on it right beside. After a wander through Covent Garden when I had been giving a nod to my memories jogged by the sights, the buildings that are my personal landmarks. The sun … Continue reading

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Marvellous and Mundane

It is that time of year when memories are strong. Perhaps in the wind down to Xmas there is more space for them to come into our minds. My memory bank was activated today, and I started to ponder. What … Continue reading

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A peckish moment

A plump bird, the soft grey downy feathers looked warm and cosy, protecting the vulnerable breast. Brown legs designed for balancing, the muscles are taunt and tense, the perfect drumstick. Bright eyes are closed. His beak is open. Red berries … Continue reading

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Planning for Pleasure

Technology makes the planning easy An e-mail to make contact A website to search for a location Information exchanged to make a booking A printer is required to get access to the prize Then the rendezvous is set. On the … Continue reading

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Time Bookends

03:45 The time when most people are fast asleep. Dreaming and rejuvenating. Normally waking at this time, she would be dragged into life, furry eyed and gritty mouthed, into slow alertness. This time it was a relief. The nagging, throbbing … Continue reading

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She can dance

It is funny how things change in life. The ebbs and flows; patterns and shapes within our relationships both work and play that create the mesh and mess we live in. There was a phase in my life where I … Continue reading

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Another step closer

Today is a good day and some would also describe it a bad day. It’s certainly a day when I took a step closer to what they say we all become. As a child growing up we always had a … Continue reading

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Special cake

Baking was an everyday activity in our house when I was little. The Bero cookery book was always to hand. You never cooked just one item in the oven; the oven was always filled up, with scones as big as … Continue reading

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The joys of WFH

In life I am fortunate. There are many joys. Today I was lucky enough to be working from home and this brought its own particular joys. I know we don’t all have this luxury, some don’t have a job; some … Continue reading

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Urban hunter

Four furry paws padding over the grass. Stealth and silence required. No rustled or crackled can give him away. And yet, like a beacon he sits stark black and white against the muted hues of green, brown and beige. An … Continue reading

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