Category Archives: friendships

The way we know each other

I wrote you some letters a few years ago. I felt I knew you, although it seems I didn’t. You wrote back, directly and through less direct means. Then, when I met you, I realised I didn’t know you. You … Continue reading

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Who am I?

Last year on my birthday one of my oldest, long-lost friends sent me an e-mail out of the blue.  It was affirming to be back in contact and illuminating – if a little uncomfortable – to re-establish how and why we’d … Continue reading

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Virtual adolescent on summer break

— For Fran who is as fascinated as I am by this subject, and anyone else who sees a reflection here.  Perhaps surprisingly to myself anyway, I wrote most of this several weeks ago, and the messages/learning keep coming. About … Continue reading

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A birthday gift: a lesson in karma

I had the most unexpected and wonderful birthday gift arrive late on the evening of my birthday.  It was almost over, strictly speaking.  I am not a huge birthday person, I think it’s in my genes from my father.  Anyway, I … Continue reading

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Relationships, freedom and berries

1 My friend told me a story the other day.  She said, what if you’re hungry and you know that red berries are easy to find, they will always be there? Blue berries are much rarer and more elusive. Maybe … Continue reading

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In a right place

I experienced my first Facebook bereavement the other week.  It was quite shocking.  A man who had written some interesting comments on posts – not just mine – had been quiet for a few weeks, and I suddenly felt prompted … Continue reading

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I often go for a walk with my cat.  Well, she isn’t really there, but I can see her in my mind’s eye vividly on my right – she’s always on my right – and she moves with her usual … Continue reading

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‘Between un-being and being’… ‘a perfect shed’

‘Time present and time past, Are both perhaps present in time future, And time future contined in time past. If all time is eternally present All time is unredeemable…. What might have been and what has been Point to one … Continue reading

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An instinctive smile

‘The musicians sat in a relaxed circle just in front of the audience…I looked around and it seemed that the entire audience was smiling…The kind of instinctive smile that says everything is just too perfect for words.’ – Review of … Continue reading

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The latent impressions of words (or, ‘Please don’t call me mate!’)

A word can take root and lodge in your psyche and a whole host of memories, emotions and reactions are then triggered when you hear the word again.  I had a powerful experience of this recently. The reaction can be … Continue reading

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