Tag Archives: conflict

A Birth in Gaza


To those unknowing of my childhood my enigmatic and disconnected behaviour must have seemed odd and possibly uncivilised. In youth I could not see beyond getting by and surviving day by day; ‘learning’ was another country where less damaged people … Continue reading

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Gathering Political Unease


I love Blogging, always have, and hopefully will continue to do so, and I talk about a lot of stuff, mostly personally based, and make up stories because that is my pleasure, but very recently as events have unfolded in … Continue reading

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Principle and Romance


The Rev Cardew Patterdale enjoyed everything a man might delight in as the vicar of a prosperous living in a southern county of the United Kingdom apart from faith. This small blemish, failing, disconcerting uncertainty or however you characterise it … Continue reading

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Meeting The Famous


I don’t know if you’ve had that moment I’ve had: perhaps you have, perhaps you haven’t. I saw someone I recognised from television. I knew the face but not much more than that. Quiz program presenter I think. The kind … Continue reading

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Victim of His Own Impulses


She was a lady in the crowd,  undistinguished in all matters but one: on her right shoulder, underneath her blouse which was white, I could see a black bra strap. I thought it odd that a woman with a white blouse  … Continue reading

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A Footnote in History


Perhaps he was a footnote in history, there was no one left to ask, this veteran of a near forgotten war, now bought to life only in films and sometimes books, but lived by him back when his legs stilled moved, … Continue reading

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A Marriage Made in Purgatory


Geoff watched his wife drain the last of the wine into her glass, “Would I like some ” he asked sarcastically, as he scratched around on his plate for some consoling morsel. His wife was a women undisciplined by concern … Continue reading

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