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Books I have read in 2020, the full list.

Here’s the list. I’m pondering whether to aim for 100 in the year to come, I reckon more lockdown living and I could do it, but also I’m aware I need to slow down more as I read, to drink … Continue reading

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Advent 24

Happy Christmas one and all! Today the wonder was fairly easy to find, a sun filled freezing walk at Cuckmere Haven, a browse in a book shop, a snooze after lunch, a walk with an excellent friend around the block, … Continue reading

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Advent 3

I think this picture encapsulates the distant search for wonder at times, the ways in which wonder can be elusive, far away on the horizon, and yet the very distance of it brings it somehow closer and in a deeper … Continue reading

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Thoughts from a week off…

I’ve had the last week off work, leaning into the space afforded by the 5 hours a day the boys are at school, enjoying the extra time to walk around the beautiful places near us, to read more books, to … Continue reading

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Watching the black dog slowly slinking out of the door

And sometimes it’s the Saturday mornings, the pushing through to get out on the hills to watch the sunrise, the making a playlist about sunrises, the listening to interesting profound people in my ears as I wander around the golf … Continue reading

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Remembering Geraldine Cunningham

Today marks the 9th year since my mother in law died of cancer. Finally I think we are getting the hang of how to remember her well and honour her life within our family. Grief is a strange thing, it … Continue reading

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Book’s I’ve read July-August 2020

Ok. Here we go. Another round up of books from me. I’ve made it about half way through my birthday stash and read a few quick reads on my kindle in the last couple of months. In no particular order … Continue reading

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Easter Saturday

Pathetic fallacy is when the weather in a story reflects the mood. Dickens does it well in great expectations according to my GCSE memories. Sometimes the weather shows up for us. In hard times it can give us foggy landscapes, … Continue reading

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Good Friday

It’s Good Friday. A strange day of sadness and wonder. Even stranger to not be able to share it in person with friends this year. This year I’ve put together (with technical wonder from the husbandface) a devotional for our … Continue reading

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Go find yourself a tree…

In these times Go out. Find a tree Sit on a branch And let it tell you it’s story Feel the gentle sway Above you Talk to the birds also finding refuge. Notice the new life Slowly emerging from The … Continue reading

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