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    Tuesday, 08 May 2018

    The second of two passages from Next Year In Jerusalem   Frustratingly, my eagerness for adventure was no measure of my ability to keep pace with the high spirits of the rest. Dr. Jennings had forbidden me to dance. At Christmas, I danced solo in t...
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    Thursday, 29 March 2018

              Inside Out Modern translations of St Paul said 'puzzling reflections' in describing perception, with a taunting, haunting interplay of light and shadow, never the same for two minutes together, which m...
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    Thursday, 08 March 2018

    The first of two passages from Next Year In Jerusalem     Photo courtesy of Getty Images   Snow fell unexpectedly in my hopeful seventh spring. It made shadows of the bare boughs. It sent shivers down the spindly spine of young...
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    Wednesday, 10 January 2018

      Image courtesy of Diane Romanello     ...For time to heal and feel and breathe free air unlaced with taint of death, to ponder skies of patent blue and kindled clouds of sunset hue, to savour moments where life lives and know ...
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    Tuesday, 21 November 2017

          'I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in.' Virginia Woolf     I know why the caged bird doesn't sing And why God-given feather falls in spring The ruthless month bespea...

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Stephen Evans Peace
06 July 2018
What find so remarkable about the experience is that it occurred on my porch - I didn't have to hike...
Rosy Cole Peace
05 July 2018
The late and much lamented Alan Rickman had this to say, and it does at least sketch an idea of the ...
Stephen Evans Oculus
03 July 2018
Could be
Ken Hartke Oculus
03 July 2018
"They return my gaze with timeless eye." -- If they had fancy uniforms they were the Carabinieri.
Stephen Evans Oculus
30 June 2018
The world is expert at demolishing pantheons, isn't it?

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