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    Wednesday, 13 February 2019

        A vignette...   A couple of times a year, Jamie's grandparents would brace themselves to take him on a trip to a theme park or adventure playground and made a great show of having fun. He couldn’t make out where they were com...
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    Thursday, 31 January 2019

      A response to Stephen Evan's post, The Jesus of Silver Spring English has two great forgotten words, namely 'helpmeet' which is much greater than 'lover' and 'loving-kindness' which is so much greater than even 'passion'.  Lawrence...
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    Sunday, 27 January 2019

       Harking back to 2012...a lifetime ago!     Febrile kindled flame gathering energy on deluged thoroughfares banishing our ruined dreams fresh vision broadcast   the nation focused reminiscent spectacle of our heritage gone the touchstone ...
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    Wednesday, 19 December 2018

                                        It's getting on for five years since most of us said our hasty farewells on the sudden closure of Red Ro...
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    Monday, 01 October 2018

    Image courtesy of 123rf (modified)     Diamonds dazzle Lord Nelson’s hat, that vintage oak wind-sculpted on the hill. Light-pierced from a bold, all-seeing sun, it nobly ponders summer's embers. Bronzed acorns slip their leather cup...

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Stephen Evans The Countless Other Infinitesimals
18 February 2019
I came across this in one of Jan Karon's Mitford books, so I can't say I really stuck with Coleridge...
Rosy Cole The Countless Other Infinitesimals
18 February 2019
Hallelujah! Coleridge's thoughts (and yours!) are so much clearer than Emerson's who has a habit of ...
Rosy Cole A Postcard From Dystopia
18 February 2019
Thank you so much, Katia. It's helpful to know you found it so. The passage is from Entertaining Ang...
Katherine Gregor A Postcard From Dystopia
17 February 2019
Wonderfully thought-provoking.
Katherine Gregor Tea Ceremony
05 February 2019
Thank you, Ken. I am so glad you enjoyed it.

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  A response to Stephen Evan's post, The Jesus of Silver Spring English has two great forgotten words, namely 'helpmeet' which is much gre...