Monthly Archives: December 2010

Refreshment and Renewal

It was 1976, late summer. There had been a drought for months and months. I took my children to the park and while we were there the rain came. People leapt about in it. So did we all. My children … Continue reading

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Blogger’s Dilemma

I have a worry about this blog. Its purpose has been  to remind of happy memories where false or sad ones exist – and to be an antidote to the bad ones.  But the happy memories may, for any who … Continue reading

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Narnian Snows

I’ve been busy. The theme of this blog has been centred on memory. And what has preoccupied me recently has been a book, Miscarriage of Memory, published  by the British False Memory Society, edited by William Burgoyne and Norman Brand. … Continue reading

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Time Past – 6

April 14, 2002 Sunday. Rode my new bike down to the cricket field which has been mown short, the scent of the cut grass still in the air. The cricket square has yet to be touched. I leaned on the … Continue reading

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Season’s Memories

Before locking the front door I stepped out into the porch – and encountered the scent of winter: fog, frost and ice, a sense of darkness all around, chill, close to me and, yes, with the warmth at my back … Continue reading

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