Category Archives: Life

It’s That Time Of Year Again!


Can I wish my readers a really lovely Christmas. I hope everything goes well, you are surrounded by those who love you and, if you are doing the cooking, a road drill is not required to gain access to the … Continue reading

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A Sinking Reputation


My uncle, Sir Simon Gutterage lived his whole life seeking that phrase or comment which might  guarantee his immortality. Despite a title, gained by an ancestor for turning a blind eye to the rampant affairs of a long dead and … Continue reading

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Dancing With Immortality


Dancing was my refuge, my go-to place. Prompted by the harmonies and rhythms, and sometimes stirred by the lyrics,  I could escape to a world full of magic and expression. On Friday nights I would walk down to the Student Union and onto the … Continue reading

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Were He An Accomplished Man ?


She was a woman of significant achievement, pursuing a successful career in the legal profession who enjoyed everything a person could wish for apart from empathy and a trusted companion, while he was a man of little perceptible professional or … Continue reading

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An Unfortunate Discovery


I sat in the car with my wife and travelled up to the cemetery where I’d been buried not long before. She didn’t know I was there, of course, I was now the silent passenger, the observer, the helpless carer … Continue reading

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The Solitary Road


It was in the way he drank: time was not in short supply for this gentleman who sipped at his glass and studied the wall ahead for things to contemplate: a solitary figure in a near-empty bar, an afternoon drinker, … Continue reading

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Beneath The Tree Of Life


I’ve read the words of men who walk where understanding grows: who’ve passed beneath the tree of wisdom and had its shadow grant them peace, briefly though it be. Look in their eyes and you will discover glimpses of eternity. … Continue reading

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