Category Archives: Life

A Life Portrayed In Photographs


It was my friend Colin who said, there are two records of your life: one told in the photographs and the other through the impressionist pictures which describe how you felt in the same period. Sometimes it’s hard to see … Continue reading

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Somewhere In The Class Of Life :


At school I was not at the front of the class: not one of the clever ones whose enthusiasm reminded the teacher this was their true vocation. I sat in the middle of the room, faintly absorbed but not engaged. … Continue reading

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A Question Of Priorities


Her dad is eight seven and no longer in the best of health : there is no choice, he must go to a home. His daughter is worried for him but preoccupied with work and battling through the grind of … Continue reading

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A Matter Of Perspective


Each day he rose from bed at six, and made them both a cup of tea, “It’s looking cold” he might remark, or “Getting light out there I see.” He was a man of fixed routine, who liked to live … Continue reading

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One Last Cappuccino


With six months to live at best, two with mobility he had determined to make the best of what he was given. Sometime after the onset of middle age, and after one of those periodic calamities which had marked his … Continue reading

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Full Circle


Connections are all we have: I learnt that in my early days when living in a single room, listening to the radio while dreaming of a social life I lacked the money to explore. You understand everything but life!”  my … Continue reading

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Eight Years A’Blogging


Dear special and appreciated readers.  Eight years ago today, May 6th 2011, I awoke after a sleepless night and penned my first post “Waking Thoughts.” To those who know me, and those who wish they didn’t, these eight years have … Continue reading

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