Category Archives: Life on the journey

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What I’ve read. The January edition.

There are upsides to being ill for the last three or so weeks. I’ve read. Lots. Here’s the list: Milkman – Anna Burns This is well worth the time and energy it will take to read it. It’s dense, fast … Continue reading

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The one with the January round up.

January is famous for it’s weary undertone. A month of slogging through with the promise of the early first weeks enthusiasm wearing thin as we realise we are still a Long Way from Spring. It’s a month for hibernation, naming … Continue reading

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What I read, October-December 2018

The list of the year is coming soon. But for now, here’s the list of books I read over the last few months, not as many as I hoped or as varied as I wished for but a few good … Continue reading

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We walk on.

And so, here we are, the open path of a new year, a winding road in front of us, a whole load of mountains already climbed behind us. A new year. Sometimes I think the new year should come complete … Continue reading

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Advent 19 (The one with the Anniversary Post)

Yes, it’s that time of year again when I get to be a little bit sickeningly gushing about my favourite and best. I get to remind you that we used to look like this (which as the years go on … Continue reading

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Advent 18

Hereby today shall be known as the day I stopped. I’ve watched ‘The Holiday’ and found it to be pleasurably diverting, I’ve had a long hot bath and finished ‘The Magician’s Nephew’ (finished/sobbed all the way through the last few … Continue reading

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Advent 17

An old friend just posted verses from Isaiah 46 on Facebook. They are exactly what I need to hear right now. After holding things together for so long I can feel myself unravelling. I am allowing myself space to cry … Continue reading

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