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Night

The night is dark All are asleep Save me Alone I face them The demons, the gremlins Who are these faceless creatures Of the dark? They tell me I will die That something bad In my blood Will get to … Continue reading

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A Story

Once upon a time there was a cupboard full of toys. One shelf belonged to the cuddly toys, mostly old, worn and threadbare. There was a monkey with scratchy hands and a moth-eaten waist coat, a velvet elephant with a … Continue reading

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Bold, brave and beautiful

There is a lone daffodil bulb outside my kitchen window which doesn’t flower every year but it holds a special significance for me when it does. ‘The day of the daffodil’ is a phrase that reminds me not to worry unduly … Continue reading

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Round pebbles

I have a friend who collects round pebbles, particularly spherical ones. Recently I was looking through a bank of pebbles to see if I could find anything worth taking home for him. So many pebbles, all of them slightly different, each beautiful … Continue reading

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Joy and peace

  Peace is joy resting; Joy is peace dancing                                   FB Meyer

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Ginger – life fights back

  After a while a new growing tip emerged from the chewed top which opened into a very stunted leaf. The next one had its tip missing. But hey! It’s still growing! Life is stronger than destruction.

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Living backwards

“ Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” –Søren Kierkegaard       Isn’t it amazing what we can see in life with hindsight that we were quite unaware of at the time?

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Ginger – lament

  My beautiful promising plant went from this (right) to this overnight.   The top shoot was hanging down and fell off when I picked the pot up for a closer look and I turned around a few minutes later … Continue reading

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Ginger – progress

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Ginger – a second shoot

The ginger continued to grow with a second shoot  soon overtaking the first. A week or so later a leaf started to appear on this second shoot whilst the first appeared to have stagnated.

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