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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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    Friday, 29 September 2017

     On Michaelmas Day, a scene from Entertaining Angels (unedited novel in long term abeyance).   Briefly: Sibyl was born to mixed race Dubliners at the beginning of WW1. Whilst her mother was as Irish as Guinness, her father's fo...

Latest Comments

Stephen Evans Be Secret and Exult
15 April 2018
Then I shall be secret and exult
Monika Schott Stop for a minute, or a week
15 April 2018
So true, Rosy. I can really feel that, being 'hustled and swept away into a storyline that doesn't b...
Rosy Cole Stop for a minute, or a week
15 April 2018
A life-affirming post, Moni, so vibrant, and its wisdom was never more needed. The world is desperat...
Rosy Cole Be Secret and Exult
15 April 2018
Steve, I'm not sure that either of us has fully understood this badly crafted poem, at least from th...
Monika Schott Stop for a minute, or a week
14 April 2018
Timely indeed, Di. Keep that feeling. ?

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