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Thought-provoking, Jean, and
Posted on Fri, 12 Feb 2016
Thought-provoking, Jean, and I can empathize with much that is on your mind. As a family, when I was growing up we didn't kiss, hug, or say 'I love you' much, but I think we were at ease with each other and had a warmth of expression in greeting...Read full comment
Posted in I Hate the Word Love
You do seem to be able to
Posted on Mon, 05 Oct 2015
You do seem to be able to describe his thinking very naturally, and his observations, looking into the water, noticing the small life, and drifting into imaginations.
Then suddenly the tensions, mirrored a bit by his grandad's tensions. It...
Posted in Jake Mutant - Chapter Four
Welcome, you are new here,
Posted on Thu, 27 Aug 2015
Welcome, you are new here, aren't you? You've drawn out an interesting and tender theme here.
I liked the thoughtfulness of 'As the passion that they share Crescendos with great care.'
Personally I would have liked a...Read full comment
Posted in The Embrace
This reminded me of when my
Posted on Wed, 07 Jan 2015
This reminded me of when my son was being taught about the 'rules of composition' for music, and I worried he would lose what seemed to be spontaneous and individual intuition for what would make interesting sound. He assured me it wouldn't, but...Read full comment
Posted in The Discovered Unartist
Trying to see where you're
Posted on Thu, 18 Dec 2014
Trying to see where you're coming from in this, PT. It's because of the suffering, death, sin, that God is doing something. I know we would like him to sort it all out at ths moment, but just like the prophecies concerning his first...Read full comment
Posted in Broken Faith
Stephen, I don't manage to
Posted on Thu, 11 Dec 2014
Stephen, I don't manage to dip much into the prose section, and horror and surreal isn't really my scene – I didn't even like 'Alice in Wonderland' as a child! However I did find reading this intriguing for the well-structured brevity, and the...Read full comment
Posted in Shadow Cooking
Thanks, I appreciate your
Posted on Mon, 15 Sep 2014
Thanks, I appreciate your interest at analysis, Stephen. My background is Welsh and Welsh poetry which makes a lot of use of repetition of consonants or part words to form unbotrusive patterns to help the impact of verse. (In its technical...Read full comment
Posted in No Ties (IP)
How tragic. I wouldn't think
Posted on Thu, 30 Mar 2017
How tragic. I wouldn't think that such scenarios were limited to any one political view, or any one kind of celebrity status (or none). But it demonstrates a mistaken attitude that biting and malice can give satisfaction, or 'retail high'. I...Read full comment
Posted in Mum, when?
There is a difference between
Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017
There is a difference between Heseltine losing advisory posts to the government if he is in disagreement with them, and actually punishing, trying to silence or prevent free speech, isn't there? But there is a lot of attempting to label polite,...Read full comment
Posted in Is this what our politics have become?
Is this autobiographical,
Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017
Is this autobiographical, Linda? If so, sorry to hear of your bereavement now.
All those things never asked, and photos unknown, very striking. I take random photos from her collection into my mother-in-law. Sometimes she knows who and...Read full comment
Posted in SENSE