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Affected by this Issue

They’ve been working on the house two doors down for 6 months now It looks spectacular Young men have been there all day music blaring machines...
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Misogyny in the 70s

The things they said: loose - went to the pub without her husband threw herself about a bit put herself on show as a woman of loose morals wanted to...
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Assange Dancing

I saw Assange dancing in the Ikon gallery in a windowless cubbyhole of a neo-gothic tower tucked away from wide white spaces where young people with...
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Mesopotamia

fragments from the past will not join to make a memory we live in the disconnect but for a moment you are there in a sepia photograph with Felix who...
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The Empathy Files. The Angel of Empathy (3)

Reggie woke to a bright white light. An angel appeared to be watching over him. ‘Crap. I must be dead.’ The angel looked over him with a concerned...

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373 of my comments have received 369 Great Feedback votes

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I found this blissful piece

Posted on Sun, 12 Sep 2004

I found this blissful piece of loveliness as I was rummaging through the archives - I hope you like it too - so share if you do - because it's our facebook and twitter pick of the day!

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Posted in Winter Dreams

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I'm so sorry for your loss,

Posted on Mon, 01 May 2017

I'm so sorry for your loss, what an amazing life your father had.  Thank you so much for sharing some of his story with us. Xx

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Posted in Shlamek

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I like the way time seems to

Posted on Tue, 19 Jan 2016

I like the way time seems to slow down to hold the moment, like a segment of slow motion at the centre of fast motion film.  Beautiful language.

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Posted in All change

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Wish I could remember back

Posted on Thu, 02 Jul 2015

Wish I could remember back this far, I sometimes thik I can recall moments from being a baby, I guess  it's all lurking there somewhere.  Really interesting perspective.

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Posted in First Day First Memory

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So closely and precisely

Posted on Wed, 14 Jan 2015

So closely and precisely observed.  A childhood summer preserved in amber - beautiful and moving.

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Posted in The Mechanic

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The small details of the

Posted on Fri, 21 Nov 2014

The small details of the mundane show how momentus the last contact is, all is preserved, impossible to resolve.  I like the ideas of soaking up your mother as yourself.  When we lose our mothers we lose some of ourself.

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Posted in My Mother Myself

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I love a bit of travel

Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019

I love a bit of travel writing - across time and place - this took me there.

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Posted in How Many Steps

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A lovely reflection and

Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019

A lovely reflection and decision.

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Posted in I Didn't Kill the Scarlet Beetles

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What a great conclusion -

Posted on Wed, 08 May 2019

What a great conclusion - very cleverly put together.

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Posted in A Roman Triptych - 3) Artemisia's Story

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This enjoyable piece brings

Posted on Mon, 06 May 2019

This enjoyable piece brings ancient history into the present - It's our facebook and twitter pick of the day - do share if you like it too.

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Posted in A Roman Triptych - 1) Calpurnia's Story

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