Monthly Archives: July 2011

Sunset and Hope

I’ve been in the thick of it for days, battling with an injustice caused to a friend by false recovered ‘memory’ allegations. Also my age tells on me. I cut the grass beneath a burgeoning red crab apple tree and … Continue reading

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Lone Harvest

I wonder if he’s lonely, the farmer I’ve just seen tending his combine harvester. I was glad to see he was back. It was past nine o’clock this evening when I walked along the by-pass, as I do at this time … Continue reading

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The Meaning of ‘Old’

I have a pen knife. I have carried one in my left trouser pocket since I was at primary school; I have one now, with my loose change. Presumably if I went anywhere by air I would have to surrender … Continue reading

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Blue and Gold

I remember a spiral staircase. I climbed it four days a fortnight for 13 years. Sometimes I mounted it in the dark, for it had no light. My feet knew the way. Winter and summer. At the top of the … Continue reading

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A Year and a Day – or Two

This blog, on WordPress, is a year and two days old. If I were writing a report for an annual meeting I don’t know how I would assess it. It has changed and grown. I have dwelt not only on … Continue reading

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Stopping By

I drove into our Health Centre car park today on my way to collect a prescription for Mrs Llew. It’s a regular port of call for both of us. It’s a pleasant spot when it’s sunny, with its surround of … Continue reading

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Half Way to Heaven

There’s a wide  Middlesex road in my mind, divided on each side by a broad  lane of grass. The road is called The Fairway. Appropriate, I think. And yes, I’m back in wartime. Far down that road is a church. … Continue reading

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