Category Archives: Life on the journey

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What makes a ‘safe place’?

I’ve been wondering recently what we mean by a ‘safe place’. I’ve heard this applied to places either online, our church and various other communities. These spaces are described as ‘safe’ and I’m wondering what is meant by that.  This … Continue reading

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The yearly post remembering why I carry on blogging…

I keep saying internally and externally that I’m a writer, that writing is part of my DNA. Whilst talking to a friend at the weekend we agreed that maybe it was time to do a bit of old fashioned blogging, … Continue reading

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What I’ve been reading: Feb-April

I really thought this year would be different and I’d manage to maintain my excellent January rate of reading. Lots of things have got in the way and I find myself once more out of the reading habit. I’m hoping … Continue reading

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Shuffling back to blogging

I’m not sure what it is about life in the hard times that makes me turn once more to writing, maybe the good times just need to be enjoyed whilst the hard ones need to be processed, maybe it’s a … Continue reading

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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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