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Assorted writers' groups, the odd anthology, occasional readings. Lots of looking out of the window. Hello, and thanks for dropping by.
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This poem makes me feel
Posted on Sun, 29 May 2022
This poem makes me feel better and calmer just reading it. It's our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day! Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too.
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Posted in If I can just get through the day
As Di said, this seems a
Posted on Fri, 27 May 2022
As Di said, this seems a rather abrupt way to give you the diagnosis. But maybe it's a safety mechanism for some doctors, in that detachment may seem like the only way of coping with so regularly having to give bad news.
I'm sorry it wasn...Read full comment
Posted in Janus 13
'Truants of moonlight' - that
Posted on Sat, 30 Apr 2022
'Truants of moonlight' - that's gorgeous, Di. In fact the whole thing evokes such a beautiful picture. I was completely entranced.
Interesting about the butterflies' feet. I'm currently reading 'Other Minds' by Peter Godfrey-Smith about...Read full comment
Posted in butterfly moment
I really enjoyed this. I'm
Posted on Sat, 30 Apr 2022
I really enjoyed this. I'm inclined to agree that the preamble is too long, but I liked the idea it puts forward that we are more prepared to believe things if they have happened far away. From the way the opening paragraphs were phrased, I...Read full comment
Posted in A Theft
Oh Jean, it all sounds very
Posted on Sat, 23 Apr 2022
Oh Jean, it all sounds very complicated! So glad your daughter is there to keep an eye on it all.
Sometimes I think it's only when we hear we're low in something that we realise we had any of it in the first place. Phosphorous is not...Read full comment
Posted in Janus Look 8
Our current lot are indeed a
Posted on Thu, 21 Apr 2022
Our current lot are indeed a right carry-on, or as Terry-Thomas would have had it, an absolute shower. Somehow I think your surreal romp probably makes a lot more sense than what actually goes on in L'Enfant Terrible's mind.
I did notice,...Read full comment
Posted in Pointless Boris (Part Two of two)
Yes, another book! How lovely
Posted on Wed, 13 Apr 2022
Yes, another book! How lovely of you to think of others at this time, and write to that family.
Totally inappropriately, I couldn't help giving a smile at 'as long as you weren't waiting for both eyes to blink'. Humour sometimes gets us...Read full comment
Posted in the Janus Look 7