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It’s your move, or more likely mine. Week 12

Week 12 in our crusade to secure a house we can call a home, but let’s think about the postiives Continue reading

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What book to choose on World Book Day

A book for World Book Day. There are so many to choose from. Continue reading

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Mothering Sunday or Mothers’ Day; for the mother in all of us

What does Mothering Sunday mean to you? Or perhaps you call it Mothers’ Day? Either way, it’s a day to celebrate but perhaps not in the traditional sense. Continue reading

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When do you stop watering your Christmas tree? I lose the impetus from Boxing Day

I can remember one Christmas in particular from my childhood; I found a very large stuffed Humpty Dumpty in my pillow case (there were none of these giant sized embossed red velveteen sacks you get today) that I instantly adored; and an inflatable … Continue reading

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I was asked to write a poem for Christmas that was read during the Broadwindsor Church carol service

What are you dreaming of this Christmas? I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, with every Christmas card I write; Can there be a more well-known song that fills us with delight And ideas of the perfect Christmas we all want … Continue reading

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A Love Story I was asked to write that had a sad ending…for me at any rate

I was asked to write a poem, a very special poem, from a spurned husband to his wife. He wanted it to be in the form of a love story, describing their first meeting, their marriage, the wonderful life they … Continue reading

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Even the Pearly Gates are not immune to the relentless privatisation offensive…

I’ve often wondered about a phone line to Heaven so that on those days when you are really missing someone when it would be nice just to have a chat with your mum, dad, sister, brother….anyone really, how brilliant it would … Continue reading

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