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I’m sitting enjoying the sight and smell of the beautiful flowers I received for my birthday, as I contemplate the start of a new decade. I have so much to be thankful for, including my wonderful family and friends around … Continue reading

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Of Blood and Blogs

Ernest Hemingway said, “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” Well if that’s the case, Mr Hemmingway, I have been sitting at my laptop for weeks while my blood coagulates. I’ve … Continue reading

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A meadow in Oxford

Summer blue sky   Wispy clouds chased by gentle cooling breezes   Verdant riverbanks, dense and luscious   Geese feasting greedily on lunchtime leftovers   Murky waters gently flowing downstream, swirled up by passing punts and barges   A mother … Continue reading

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You have a granddaughter

It’s usually three little words that set a woman’s heart fluttering and turn her world upside down. In my case it’s four. It’s not that I didn’t know it was going to happen. The signs were all there. Nine months … Continue reading

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