Monthly Archives: September 2012

When I Get an Idea


Behind the chatty face, and natural warmth with which I greet the world I am a private man, who still cherishes his treats and those he loves, and all my small routines, and old shirts, and . Well you know  what … Continue reading

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Daughters, Self- Knowledge and Other Things


I have three daughters and, as anyone else will know, that is a lovely position to be in. One has just got engaged, to a man who would have passed the most rigorous “Are   you good enough for my daughter ” … Continue reading

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The Beacon Home


Some come by to read a line or  two, see nothing here and soon move on their way.That I understand . Life is full of glances. But to you, who read  beyond an opening phrase I say this: Online we … Continue reading

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Blogging Etiquette


I have managed to do a bit more Blogging these days which I have enjoyed. I am probably delusional in the matter but there are some people on here for whom I have developed an affection and keeping up with them … Continue reading

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A Fox’s Point of View


The fox crouched in the corner of the small landing made by our front door and the building wall. My partner had just rushed past me saying “Fox” before I got to actually see it. I was on the next small landing … Continue reading

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My Ambassador to Youth


I had no idea what was going on, who I was,  or what was expected of me. I ate fish and chips every day because they were cheap and I knew how to order them.  I approached my work with … Continue reading

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We Live in a House of Many Rooms


But many of them are unfurnished and unlit. Those rooms are the possibilities afforded by our personalities and abilities. Gradually, if misfortune strikes, we will turn off the lights of one room after another, till the warm and blazing mansion … Continue reading

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