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Weekly Photo Challenge: Today Was a Good Day

Today was a good day. After a gruelling couple of weeks at work I gave myself the day off. My father is in poor health with a neurological disorder and brain damage caused by a fall last year. He is … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreamy

Waking up in our villa in Tuscany was a totally dreamy experience. The window shutters were wide open as the sun peaked over the northern Tuscan hills. Birds were welcoming another hot, summer day and this incredible view from our … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

I’ve been trawling my photos all week trying to meet the weekly photo challenge of “Reflections”.  “SHOW US AN IMAGE THAT SAYS REFLECTION. It could be a person who helps you see things clearly, a place you go to collect … Continue reading

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Unfinished poetry

Thirty years ago today I wrote a poem. I don’t have a strong recollection of writing this poem, although I do remember clearly the day I wrote it. It was January 2nd, 1984 and I spent a wonderful day with … Continue reading

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Farewell 2013

Finally! The last day of 2013. Oh how I have looked forward to this day. To close the book on the Annus horribilis that was 2013. The foreboding feeling I had last New Year’s Eve that something awful was going … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Good Morning

It was sheer magic to wake up to this view last week at the holiday house given to us as a gift from a beautiful friend. The house is called “Earth Sea Sky” – what a perfect name, eh? Good … Continue reading

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Only kindness matters

In the end, only kindness matters – Jewel, Hands Is there anything more peaceful and mesmerising than watching the waves break onto a deserted beach? Looking out to sea, the long swells of turquoise rise and fall as they move … Continue reading

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