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Colour and succulents

It was Deirdre’s birthday this week – she had a party yesterday to celebrate. She and David have fairly recently (in the past couple of years or so) bought a house after renting forever. It is a weird transition sometimes; … Continue reading

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Led by young people

This week the student led climate strike was on. I was at work, and not able to go, but I felt so pleased that, led by young people, many others participated. I spoke to Bet on the phone afterwards and … Continue reading

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Magic sticks

Last night I went to the annual fundraiser for the Graham F Smith Peace Trust, along with most of the other Trustees of the Suzanne Elliott Charitable Trust. We also went to an event put on by them a few … Continue reading

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History of leaves

I have been to various Festival events this past week, and have been struck by the  various ways that ‘ordinary’ people, who don’t earn a living from artistic or creative activities, have played a big part in what’s been going … Continue reading

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Precious

Coming towards the end of the year, and amid the hurly burly of the holiday season, I want to take a few minutes to recognise precious aspects of life. Time passes so quickly, cliche though it is to say so … Continue reading

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Having a red hot go at the Carols night

The last school term of the year is often a whirlwind of community activity and a culmination of the year’s work and action. There is a constant stream of fairs, fetes, expos, end-of-year events, break-ups, Christmas shows, school concerts, graduations, office … Continue reading

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Windblown

I met with Kylie yesterday – she has been doing a placement for her studies in early childhood education and had a great book with her – called Windblown… It’s about these 7 paper shapes that are blown about by … Continue reading

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