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Lost journeys

All too often I forget things, put a book down and forget where I’ve put it, put something in a safe place and can’t remember where the safe place is, or forget the way somewhere. My forgettery works overtime … … Continue reading

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The Music Man

I’m sure we’ve all had moments when we wanted to do something rash or different, and maybe we followed the whim, and maybe we didn’t. Was it a great adventure? or did we look back with regret, wishing we’d dared? … Continue reading

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Lucerne Street Notebook

I’ve been remembering the village I grew up in on the North Downs of Kent, walking up the road, re-visiting each house that I pass. I’ve used the old spelling of the village, which changed while I was in my … Continue reading

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Taller Than Five

And then there’s the fun side of living: watching a child standing tall, people dancing in the street, face-painting, finding the first snowdrop, all the small joys of everyday … TALLER THAN FIVE he balances on the wooden bench                         taller … Continue reading

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The Invisibility

Hallowe’en: it’s Samhain in the Northern Hemisphere, and Beltane in the Southern Hemisphere, both beginning at sunset of this day, October 31! Not only trick-or-treat day, but the Eve of All Saints Day so anything can happen … THE INVISIBILITY … Continue reading

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Where Unicorns

For the Anglo-Saxons, October was known as Winterfylleth, because at this full moon (fylleth) winter was supposed to begin. October’s birthstones are the tourmaline and the opal, its birth flower the calendula. The first Thursday of the month is National … Continue reading

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Among Heavenly Bodies

Stars hang clear and bright in these August skies, wonderful for astronomers, ordinary stargazers, and those who long to fly out there into space … dreamers all … AMONG HEAVENLY BODIES two asteroids trailed by a nova                             drag me without … Continue reading

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