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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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Not my local

Its 2012 and yet it could be much earlier in time. Walking through the door of an ancient coaching inn, wood beams and open fires, oak casks behind the bar. Our welcome is a hacking, guttural cough. In another place, culture, time … Continue reading

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Choices are tricky, you know what I mean, when you are keen to get it right Our plight is that moment of indecisiveness You waiver, wish you were braver And once again look with envy at someone elses right choice … Continue reading

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Of tall men, some with sticks

I have half formed ideas in my head. Words I feel will go together to form something classic, funny, pithy and grand. I have no idea why for once this might happen. I scribble not write and these ideas (vague thoughts … Continue reading

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The sounds of christmas

For many the sounds of christmas might be carol singers round a tree, the crunch of a bauble under foot or the small bang of a cracker being pulled. When you spend a lot of time commuting you aim to … Continue reading

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City Skyline

For once, crisp, clear, cloud free air creates a slick sharp outline     A cluster of building blocks carefully arrangement by height No cones or curves, the lego bricks are regimented, yet casually random They catch our attention not because of … Continue reading

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