Biography

What Do You See?

In the last week we cleared my mother in law's house. This is the biographical account of her favourite room and her favourite chair. I pray the reader will forgive a little self-indulgent nostalgia.
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Rediscovering Living

The first day of the school holidays when teachers and parents swap frowns and smiles. I have been on both sides and I say " let them both rest" My lot now and parents in September....
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Professor Avril Henry: An alternative and very tardy eulogy

You instantly expand my provincial horizons. Just by me seeing you. It is 1988. I am Goth. You are terrifying. You are awesome. Your mind as sharp as...

The Time my 6-year-old Sister Met Neem Karoli Baba

One time my mom was given a book about a mysterious enlightened wise-man who lived in India. The cover of the book showed a very kind man wrapped in...
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Milk Jug And Sugar Bowl

Dear diary...To remind myself next time to get a professional painter in next time I need to freshen up the decor. For days with brush and paint it...
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Il Capitano

On terra firma.

Hello ABC Tales

*/ Hi, I’m new to writing and new to ABC Tales. My name is Gabriel but anyone who knows me calls me Gabby. According to my friends, I’m a friendly,...
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1967 - THE SUMMER OF LOVE - PARIS HERE I COME

CITY OF DREAMS The train ferrying me from Brittany to Paris was quite crowded, much more like the train journeys through my home town of London. I...
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1967 - THE SUMMER OF LOVE - LA BELLE BRETAGNE

EN FAMILLE I sat rather trepidaciously on the train heading for Saint Brieuc, in Brittany, where I was to be met and taken to my next host family in...