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Too much to say to bother with consonants!

‘What is the picture on your birthday card?’ "box!”* ‘What does it say inside? What is that letter?’ “Uh for Deidi!*” ‘Where have you been this...
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Cherry

Competition

Goosegrass shoots up clinging, climbing choking, smothering the hedge …
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Two Contests

[Continuing the hymn-for-Sundays series] In place of armies’ warring slaughter, each should choose one man to fight, theirs was nine feet tall, in...
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Any Hard Task

It was still an up-hill pull with determined will to fully fulfil the task undertaken and reach the top not stop or flop or trip or slip or sleep,...

Scorning the warning

‘Put Micaiah in the prison.’ (For his warning Ahab spurned.) ‘Give him only bread and water, until safely I’ve returned.’ …

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893 of my comments have received 925 Great Feedback votes

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A striking attempt to show

Posted on Fri, 27 Aug 2021

A striking attempt to show the frustration of the broken speech system. Rhiannon

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Posted in Aphasia

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Nice connection of memories.

Posted on Thu, 13 May 2021

Nice connection of memories. Peaceful gardening enjoyment. I was amused at the connection between hanging basket work and the martins building their nests up there - chicks peeping soon not flowers! Rhiannon

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Posted in Capturing Garden Memories

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But if you do good to someone

Posted on Sat, 03 Apr 2021

But if you do good to someone not used to giving in return, you may encourage them to realise they could, should, and would benefit really by so doing, or doing so themselves to someone needy! Rhiannon (and who can tell what's wasted, ultimately...

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Posted in Generosity

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I usually have to come back

Posted on Thu, 11 Feb 2021

I usually have to come back to your writing and check what others have said, too, as, like Di, I'm usually unsure of where it is going part of the way, though usually rereading clarifies more.

I like the connection flitting between the...

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Posted in After the Blizzard

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It's a hard step to return,

Posted on Sat, 03 Oct 2020

It's a hard step to return, isn't it? Go on praying. And the Lord knows all that he is thinking at the present time, and all his confusion. When my youngest was young he had Asperghers, and we often both got exasperated and frustrated. Nowadays...

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Posted in Come Home

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So sorry for your sad

Posted on Thu, 06 Aug 2020

So sorry for your sad memories, Jenny. I'm sure your mother would have been devastated in her sadness if she'd been able to realise the long-term anguish it would cause you. But I think you have many happy memories of her before that overtook her...

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Posted in From A Window

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It's an interesting idea for

Posted on Sun, 05 Jul 2020

It's an interesting idea for examining emotions and prejudices etc in a very unusual convoluted, invented situation! Rhiannon

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Posted in "Past and Present" Chapter 2

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My reaction was 'Poor

Posted on Fri, 01 May 2020

My reaction was 'Poor Penelope'. A bit like realising the unhappiness and friendlessness of most bullies. I remember realising from what my primary school son was saying that the children were egging this bully in their midst on, and I knew...

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Posted in Penelope is not your Friend

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It's so easy to get in a

Posted on Tue, 31 Mar 2020

It's so easy to get in a whirl of busyness that you don't notice the beauties around, nor take time for the lonely who can't be so busy, or are trying to help others. I had always wondered why the beech hedges kept their dead leaves in winter too...

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Posted in How Long Can You Stew For, Before You Fall Apart? (2)

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I haven't been out to look

Posted on Sun, 22 Mar 2020

I haven't been out to look this year, but at others, found so many of the 'Mother's Day cards' in the shops seemed to be artificial, and not realisitic for many of the ups and downs of family life.

My mother is no longer alive, and in...

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Posted in Happy Mother's Day

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