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Cleo by Beth Haslam...
Cleo by Beth Haslam

  Cleo by Beth Haslam Early one morning we heard pitiful meows in the garden. Real gut-wrenching mews. We went out to explore and found a scrawny-looking black and white Felix cat...  ...read more
Freedom to speak and...
Freedom to speak and move about

Freedom to speak and move about Sheep eating green grass It is an interesting thing " The people's right to demonstrate". It is correct that people should have the...  ...read more
Gone Medieval by Beth...
Gone Medieval by Beth Haslam

  Gone Medieval by Beth Haslam Did my misanthropic husband, Jack, fancy going to a fete celebrating medieval life in our part of France? No, of course not. Did I persuade him to go?...  ...read more
Feeding time pre green...
Feeding time pre green grass

Feeding time pre green grass I wonder if children in general, of this generation, have a different way of looking around themselves, or whether it is just that my children who are so...  ...read more
Hard day at the office...
Hard day at the office

Hard day at the office ? Hello there Looks like my husband has been angling for a holiday again. Though he did not quite manage to injure himself enough this time to get a hospital stay....  ...read more
Circles of Light...
Circles of Light

Circles of Light by Susan Joyce   Bookmark by Joy Hughes This beautiful piece of ‘hand-tatted’ art arrived in the mail a few weeks ago. It came with a card stating...  ...read more
Helping Hand...
Helping Hand

Helping Hand by Susan Joyce As early as I can remember, I’ve felt a presence of protection around me, someone assigned to assist and guide me during my journey on earth. A helping...  ...read more
Sandcastles and Sea Dogs...
Sandcastles and Sea Dogs

Sandcastles and Sea Dogs by Beth Haslam It only took weeks of persuasion, but I finally wore him down. My holiday-averse husband, Jack, agreed to us having a short break. Just...  ...read more
How Do We Truly Forgive...
How Do We Truly Forgive Someone

  How Do We Truly Forgive Someone? by Belinda G. Buchanan  This question has been on my mind a lot over the past few weeks.  Are you the type of person that forgives...  ...read more
Autumn is Here...
Autumn is Here

  Autumn's Here   Curried Beans Cucumber and Ginger Jam   Is there a slight dip in the temperature and has the sun moved a little in the sky so that vaguely...  ...read more
The Start of a New Year...
The Start of a New Year Kind Of

  The Start of a New Year. Kind Of. Day one. Always travel with a map. Google often gets lost. So September comes and with it the dispersal of children to their various educational...  ...read more
Rejection Brings Gifts...
Rejection Brings Gifts by Susan Joyce

  Rejection Brings Gifts by Susan Joyce I received a big “NO!” slap from life many years ago when my husband informed me he wanted a divorce on grounds that I didn’t...  ...read more
My son myself and Mass...
My son myself and Mass Effect

My son, myself, and Mass Effect by Belinda G. Buchanan  The other month, my oldest son asked me if I would play Mass Effect.   “Sure,” I said,...  ...read more
Animal Magic by Beth...
Animal Magic by Beth Haslam

  Animal Magic  by Beth Haslam Picture the scene. You’re in rural France surrounded by a collection of tethered animals. Gently lowing cattle mumble to bleating sheep, neighing...  ...read more
Saying Goodbye to Edward...
Saying Goodbye to Edward Herrmann

  Saying Goodbye to Edward Herrmann by Belinda G. Buchanan  Tribute to actor Edward Herrmann The television and movie industry lost one of their greatest...  ...read more

 

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