Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Rose for Remembrance

We’ve just planted a yellow rose, given to us by my sister when, with her husband, she joined Mrs Llew and me yesterday for a superb Italian meal, lavish with sea food. A day earlier we had, with much  happiness, … Continue reading

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Two Questions

I spent a lifetime working with words, reporting on what other people say or have written. Now, whenever I try to write something for myself, I am left with the questions: ‘What do I want to say?’ and ‘Have I … Continue reading

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Red Kite and a Golden Wedding

A red kite drifted  above the field at the end of my road. It was about four houses high and it was working hard. No human could apply such effort and concentration without  the exertion showing. But this great bird, … Continue reading

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Update

There’s something of a pause at the moment. More follows (sooner or) later.  

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Image and Reality

A quiet day. Bright sunlight. No wind. I cycled into town, waving to Louise, the school crossing lady on the way. We often chat about the fortunes of Oxford United, as we did today when I was on my way … Continue reading

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Open Window – Sunday October 9, 2011

The  west wind brings the countryside into my study tonight. And, to me, it brings nostalgia. I remember a Cornish lane, many years ago. I was on holiday with my parents. The sky was grey. It had been raining all … Continue reading

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Time Past – 15

This is a variant of the occasional Time Past sequence here. It was written by Mrs Llew nine years ago. We were reading old family newsletters together and I thought it chimed with the present mood of this blog. A … Continue reading

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