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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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Monday Morning

Having the rug pulled out from under your feet is unnerving, disorientating and leaves you vulnerable. It makes you cross and angry. Your life changes, austerity measures kick in and suddenly your opportunities are limited. Self improvement, sensible, grown up … Continue reading

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New perspectives

A beautiful winter morning provided some new perspectives The early morning light gives a new angle on the familiar world Up in the sky a big bellied beast lurks low on the horizon Crawling along in the circuit, the sun … 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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Powerful sun

I sit in the garden soaking up the sunshine. I am not skiving, I have consciously given myself permission to sit here for a time and get the full benefit of the glorious feeling that the sun’s rays can evoke. … Continue reading

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Lost emotion and no expression

I work hard to find a little piece of joy in every day. I have my standards, my values, my likes and dislikes and by finding a daily piece of joy and delight I aim to have a good day everyday (or … Continue reading

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The scent of a memory

I don’t iron. Living out of a bag for over 2 years when at times water, especially hot water was the ultimate luxury. I realised very quickly that clothes that could be washed and dried quickly and worn again were … Continue reading

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