Category Archives: writing, blogging

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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Dear World,

Dear World, Just a few words from me.  I’ve been busy and I haven’t felt like writing.  I’ve got a name for it – ‘noble tiredness’*** – though I stubbornly refused to acknowledge it.  No apology or explanation, but I’d like to … 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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Virtual adolescent

“Like two golden birds in the self-same tree, intimate friends, the ego and the Self dwell in the same body. While the former eats the sweet and bitter fruits of the tree of life, the latter looks on in detachment.” … Continue reading

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A sleight tale

‘I know you’re watching me.’   She typed the words onto the computer screen and stared at the flickering cursor, hesitating.  Should she save or delete?  Should it be a Facebook status comment, a Twitter update, or a post on her blog?  Or should it … Continue reading

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‘this oddly open, deceptive, treacherous, compassionate, quirky space that is the internet’

Someone whose blog I read has not been writing much recently.  When she wrote about how difficult she was finding it to write because she’s going through big life changes, interestingly there was a chorus of responses from others feeling … Continue reading

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The William Carlos Williams Letters – Part Two

Part One written in November 2010…continued here…. I promised to complete the story when I shared my reflections on the first letters exchanged between my mother and William Carlos Williams in an earlier post.  It feels like the time is … Continue reading

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