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Pressing on

It has been a wickedly dry and hot summer, my work-days are filled with people who are dealing with and the effects of poverty and disadvantage; struggles for truly better and more just ways of living abound. There are issues … Continue reading

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The wood (and the trees)

I have been looking at trees – and am struck by the endless beauty of them. It’s autumn now, so the leaves are particularly lovely, but the trunks and branches too, whatever the season, are just so wonderful. Here is … Continue reading

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Ephemeral

Looking back on the posts in this blog, I notice that the coming and going of things is a little theme. Seasons, flowers, people, the things we do, the way time itself flows and leaves all sorts of things in its … Continue reading

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Light in autumn

I’ve been taking pictures of late afternoon light in various places this month – it’s a gorgeous time of year as the sun goes north, but the cold hasn’t really arrived (the nights are cooler, which makes for good sleeping). … Continue reading

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Salut tout le monde

I have reconnected with France this week. I had a letter from folk in the little village, Cour L’Eveque, where I stayed in 2001; I caught up with my old French teacher Cecile, who lives here part time and in … Continue reading

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Stripes of quartz

I walk by the sea regularly, and have been thinking about the veins of quartz (which are actually thin sheets of the mineral) in many of the boulders that act as a breakwater at ‘my’ beach. I have been trying … Continue reading

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Flight testing

This morning I went to Cherry Gardens to the fantastic Minton Farm Animal Rescue centre. It is run by amazing people with a decades long commitment to helping native animals and birds recover from injury and accidents (actually they have … Continue reading

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