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Beginnings….

I am 60, well nearer 61, so why is it I feel over and over that I am just beginning? I certainly don’t have life cracked; and while I am no longer striving so much these day, I still feel … Continue reading

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The morality police….

The morality police wear many disguises + Over in Iran protestors take to the streets, the morality police have been exposed as murderers, the re-education of a young woman ended in death…. re-education, because she wasn’t, in their view wearing … Continue reading

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Drawn- pondering “The Queue”

A nation mourns, there are queues, queues to sign condolence books, to lay flowers, to mark respect… + The there is THE QUEUE, or Q, people drawn, coming together, in pilgrimage, taking photos, making friends, connected after so much disconnection, … Continue reading

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Beginnings, continuations, and more…

I have been in County Durham for almost a month, I have explored many beaches, swum in the sea, visited Durham, taken a walk down the magical Castle Eden Dene and more. I have unpacked every box, hung pictures, cut … Continue reading

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Wishes- a social media conversation with myself…

I wish I could run like her…. hang on I don’t even like running, what am I thinking…. well okay, I wish I could swim like that, well you can swim, you have all the techniques, a little training and … Continue reading

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On being…

I am pretty sure that I am not the only person who puts undue pressure upon themselves, pressure to somehow be better, to be seen to be better, to be part of something. I know it’s crazy but I often … Continue reading

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A prayer at the start of things…

Loving God, save me from ever being a blind guide, from straining an gnat and swallowing a camel, from getting caught up in the unimportant, from missing mercy and grace…. help me not to become too wrapped up in myself, … Continue reading

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Moving musings

I am sitting at my desk looking out on a different view, I can see my neighbours houses on the edge of this small estate just off the A19 in County Durham, they are not on top of me, but … Continue reading

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In my hands….

What do I hold in my hands, perhaps fragments that remain, fragments of hopes and dreams, fragments of desires realised, and unrealised, gifts and graces, storm tossed and transforming, memories, good and bad, wisdom, honed, but jagged in places, regrets, … Continue reading

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Pondering the cycle of things…

Sifting and sorting, wheat and chaff, wheat and weeds, memories, questions, what needs discarding, what will I keep, what do I want to pass on….? wheat and chaff, wheat and weeds, the grain ripens, the questions deepen as it falls … Continue reading

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