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Requiem

Someone died today We hadn’t seen each other for many years We hadn’t spoken for many years  We were really bad for each other We brought out the worst in each other We were not safe together But I loved … Continue reading

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Life with a Broken Nose

Maybe don’t read this whilst eating… It’s a constant wonder to me that people hear, “Sorry, I’m ill again” and follow this with a request for me to do something. Now that my illnesses have not only been vindicated by … Continue reading

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The Fresh Start

The Story So Far For just over 44 years I’ve lived in one house in Kensington, initially with both my parents then mostly just my sick mother then just my ageing father. For the previous 6 years we lived round … Continue reading

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Learning from History

One thing we learn from history is that humanity is, on the whole, not very nice. The message I take from this is that compassion, understanding and all things positive are not necessarily innate, they are learned and must be … Continue reading

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LIfe Skills: Take Time Out

Never be afraid to just stop everything. You may have built up a network of contacts, a circle of friends, a career, a whole pile of commitments and sometimes it’s just all too much but it also seems like it’s … Continue reading

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Reframing; valuable survival skill

I started to write this on 17th Jan so it now comes in two parts: PART ONE So, last Thursday my dog and I were hit by a car. I am bruised and stiff but he is seriously hurt. He … Continue reading

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