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When Believing is Seeing

Today I awoke to read the news of the incredible discovery of a “Supervoid”, a gigantic hole in the universe and the largest structure ever identified by humans. At 1.8 billion light years across, astronomers are calling it “huge”. An … Continue reading

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Walking through life smelling the roses

Life on the 28th March 2014 seems a million light years away from that on the 28th March 2013.  Is it really a year already since “the area of concern” was identified? It seems like yesterday and yet it also … 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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Weekly Photo Challenge: Let There Be Light

Let there be light – each of these candles has been lit in memory of a lovely friend, John, and the family he has left behind. We celebrate his life, we mourn his loss, and we acknowledge with faith the … Continue reading

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Pathfinding

Last Sunday I spent the day feeling like I was standing on the edge of a cliff, waiting to dive over and into whatever lay before. Chemotherapy had finished three weeks prior and I was preparing to launch back into … Continue reading

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