Category Archives: Relationships

A Brief Courtship Of Sorts


As a young man, sometime before the war, I lived in a world “Of certain certainties” as some poet said, or may have said. I’ve never been of the bookish persuasion but you get my drift: we dressed for dinner, … Continue reading

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Etiquette And The Awkward Moment


I was best man at my oldest friends wedding recently. I calmed him as we stood in church waiting for his beautiful bride to make her appearance. The waiting lasted forever, you know how it is, but at last she appeared, stunning … Continue reading

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Four Years A Blogging


Here is a picture WordPress sent me to mark my fourth anniversary on their site. As you can see, no expense has been spared in WordPress’s celebration of my entrance to the vintage Bloggers club. To be honest, I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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See You Mate


When Gerry fell down while walking back from the match I laughed out loud, because falling down was one of his tricks, but then he didn’t get up. Not at all: not ever. Gerry was a man who often played the fool and “Kept it light,”  while others … Continue reading

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A Romance Of Flawed Beliefs


In our early days you were lost, it seemed to me, and you let me feed you with compliments, and I watched you flourish on the diet.  You were beautiful: a secret garden, a shy persona with a gift, a guarded women when I met you, who … Continue reading

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Love’s Hidden Boundaries


Love can be like a burglar don’t you think:  steal up on you and take your heart without a sound; presence unnoticed until  you discover happiness is no longer yours alone to grasp, But life is not always getting what you want, but involves sharing with another  whose … Continue reading

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Life In The ‘No’ Lane


By my middle years  I had built a living through using measurable skills, habits and routines so I could live, celebrate or exist in some safety, away from the shellfire endured by those who are careless of their wellbeing and happy to venture beyond those … Continue reading

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