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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

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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A luncheon of contrasts

Dinner services; crockery and ceramic are a passion for Michel. Every morning he lovingly loads the boxes of wrapped pieces into the back of his Citroën and drives along the coast. He really does live in a film – en the … 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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People alphabet

Sam straightened my hair, silky, soft and possibly sophisticated Caroline could not keep calm and chuckled when talking of carts Rachel gave a rapid reminder of the joy in reading and revelling in Carlos Ruiz Zafon Ian indicated some irritation … Continue reading

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The certainty of others

I sometimes think I missed a class perhaps one day at school I seem to lack the knack of others who know their place their part in life They are certain where they fit Or is it that they don’t admit … Continue reading

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Catalogue of sightings

We go through life seeing and not noticing what we see. This is my catalogue of recent sightings. Monday A line of people snaking out of the door feeding their coffee habit (or is it a cult). Each with a … Continue reading

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