Christmas thoughts

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Just a short recording I did Christmas 2013 – oh my days – how time flies! Yet some things never change.Enjoy Christmas everyone, but please listen to this recording and say a prayer for those less fortunate. Perhaps in the new year you will be inspired to do something that makes a difference in the… Read more »

What Inspires You?

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What Inspires you?   A question that I ask the children in my creative writing workshop. Some of the answers are awesome. Others quite simple but so beautiful. Like the 9 year old who answered, ‘my dad inspires me.’ Awh!   The dictionary definition of the word inspiration is;- An inspiring or animating action or… Read more »

What does Christmas mean to you?

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Hi everyone. Only a few days to go and Christmas will be over yet again! With so much planning for Christmas celebrations, the emphasis on spend, spend, spend, and the reality that people spend more than they can afford, what are we doing? Invariably we hear the complaints they have eaten too much, whilst the… Read more »

Dolita’s Christmas

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“What is Christmas all about?” thought Dolita, as she wandered the streets. The date the 16th December, the beginning of the festivities. Nine consecutive days of candlelight posadas centred around children, who were often decked in colourful, hand-made costumes and carried brightly coloured, paper lanterns. The purpose behind the posadas was originally a practical way… Read more »

Tick tock, tick tock

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I just love to sit in silence and hear nothing but the sound of the clock ticking. Then that’s not silence is it! Oh well, there’s something so soothing about stillness and the gentle passing of time. Just as I love to embrace the sound of the rain whilst chilling in a caravan, something I… Read more »

Kings Cross-return

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Well that has to be one of the quickest visits to London I’ve ever made, but then I suppose there are plenty of people doing a quick return. Usually I manage to secure several meetings together and with an overnight stay have time to meet with friends and take the opportunity to do a quick… Read more »

Country bumpkin or city dweller?

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Country bumpkin or city dweller? 12 July 2012 12:00AM I am on the train to see some of the kids at a London school which I visited earlier in the year. They have all done a book review for me, and very good they are too. Well done kids. Very professional. Your teacher must be… Read more »

Mexico 30/06/12

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Mexico Blog 30 June 2012 09:00PM So I’m finally recovery and relaxing after an exhausting day on the streets. Actually it started out quite bewildering with me feeling like a complete idiot being the focus of much of the filming. Suddenly life takes on a different perspective when you know a camera is following you… Read more »

Food, glorious food!

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Food, glorious food! 29 April 2012 12:00AM   On Friday I was invited to join friends for dinner but was not prepared for what awaited me! It was a lovely evening with great company but I don’t think any of us knew what to expect when we were told it would be an, -‘all you… Read more »

Chavos Ball

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Chavos Ball 03 August 2011 12:00AM Chavos Ball Today someone in the office told me how many weeks it was to Christmas. I don’t even want to think about it. Far too many things to do before then. Besides, I have just realised it is 12 weeks to the Chavos Ball. What happened? Last time… Read more »