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    Tuesday, 16 June 2020

        This is the moment she lets down her hair, newly washed at the Belfast sink, and offers it to a beneficent sun. The coiled braids, set free, ripple in a fanciful breeze and glisten with silver. She is standing on a grassy incline, nex...
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    Monday, 13 April 2020

    It’s been the darkest winter I can remember, skies uniformly leaden, the earth deluged, the nation divided, and the world angst-ridden in the throes of a deadly virus that looks set to change our way of being for ever. But the truth is, the future wa...
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    Monday, 30 December 2019

    SB1                          Glazed Nativity inside the old Conduit House, Sherborne   The bells of Sherborne Abbey are famed as the heaviest peal of eight in the world! ...
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    Thursday, 12 December 2019

    Selection 999013      The first time I heard the phrase 'a way forward' was in the early years of the millennium and it rang with the darkest irony. My husband was doubly disabled with terminal cancer and a palliative care regime was the only option. How to proceed...
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    Thursday, 28 November 2019

                                        To wish all American friends and colleagues a Happy Thanksgiving Day   A Pilgrim's Prayer   T hat hearth and home may H int of heaven and A utumn's consummation N ourish the latent seed o...

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Monika Schott PhD Expectations
03 August 2020
Rosy, I'm so touched by your beautiful description of my writing, it's never been described in that ...
Rosy Cole A life in trees
02 August 2020
Trees have such awesome vigour and staying power. There's a silver birch, fifty or sixty feet high, ...
Rosy Cole Expectations
02 August 2020
You have vividly highlighted the dangers of automatic expectation which can so rapidly morph into a ...
Stephen Evans A Good Book
17 July 2020
Genius sets its own terms But I agree density of expression was not his gift. Though compression o...
Rosy Cole A Good Book
17 July 2020
Pretty much rules Shakespeare out!