Month: April 2020

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The Revelations of This Curious Time …

My microwave needs cleaning. My writing files are chaotic. My desk drawers are a mess. My enormous under stairs cupboard is possibly home to some rare creatures and cultures and curious hybrid beings since it’s impossible to penetrate the layers of coats and jackets and scarves that lie prostrate within it – let alone the...

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‘Counting the Ways’ back in the picture!

Sometimes, it’s only the most recent book that seems to get attention so it was lovely just now to see a brand new review for COUNTING THE WAYS – which came out early in 2017 – on Amazon. It’s a rare treat to read a book that manages to portray all the foibles and failings...

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EVERY DAY’S A SUNDAY

When I was growing up, my least favourite days of the week were Wednesdays and Sundays. Most people of a certain age will recognise the features of a suburban Sunday in the 1960s and even into the 1970s. Shops were all closed, apart from the odd newsagent/sweet shop where you could go for sweets after...

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When I was a child …

Everyone knows those cliché phrases: live everyday like there is no tomorrow / live in the moment / live today and let tomorrow look after itself and other such pointless offerings that are entirely irrelevant to the way most people have to live their lives. Choose and want to live their lives. After all, tomorrow...

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And So it Goes on –

Here we are in week whatever – I have genuinely lost count as it feels as if it’s at least week 342, but possibly we are not quite there yet – and, in an effort to be upbeat, positive, proactive about this whole business, I thought I would share some of the discoveries I have...