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Weekly Round-Up

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T for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which I’ve wanted to share with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post which you would like readers to see, just […]

Poetry Friday

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We Shake with Joy We shake with joy, we shake with grief. What a time they have, these two housed as they are in the same body. Mary Oliver

Weekly Round-Up

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T for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which I’ve wanted to share with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post which you would like readers to see, just […]

Shedding Our Masks on #WorldMentalHealthDay

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Today is World Mental Health Day, which is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental… Continue reading

On Birthdays and Ageing

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Today is my birthday. I am now of a “certain age”, but like my mother before me, I don’t talk about age.  Anne Lamott is a writer I admire hugely and her quote… Continue reading

Weekly Round-Up: The Pink Wave Is Upon Us Edition

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T for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which I’ve wanted to share with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post which you would like readers to see, just […]

Thoughts on #NationalPoetryDay

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According to my Twitter timeline, today is #NationalPoetryDay. I’m not quite sure how this differs from  World Poetry Day – is this global or national for whom? But wherever and however it’s celebrated,… Continue reading

Weekly Round-Up

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T for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which I’ve wanted to share with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post which you would like readers to see, just […]

Poetry Friday: When The Roses Speak

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When The Roses Speak (flowers on my desk) ​​​​​​​As long as we are able to be extravagant, ​​​​​​​we will be hugely and damply extravagant. ​​​​​​​Then we will drop foil by foil to the… Continue reading