Tag Archives: Family

Eddies in time

While cleaning out my mother’s house, I came across a small wooden box, which held a hotch-potch of things belonging to her father; a broken pipe, a specialist knife of unknown purpose, cufflinks, a variety of dried-out fountain pens. With … Continue reading

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An odd awakening

The first hints of sunrise were just appearing this morning, accompanied by the squabbling of gulls who were busy dive-bombing an unfortunate owl who had missed whatever cue serves to send owls back to the roost before the gulls wake, … Continue reading

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Anniversary

Woke up this morning, and realised that it is the two year anniversary of the day I had my nephew arrested. It was accidental of course. When I reported the crime, I had no idea who the perpetrator might be. … Continue reading

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Longing for home

It’s odd how it catches you, sometimes, off guard. The picture on the right is an image I’ve often tried to capture, usually without success, so when it popped up on a social media group I’m a member off, it … Continue reading

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The only constant is change

This is a street scene my ancestors knew well. It’s one of the main roads out of the village nearest to the place I grew up. It hasn’t changed all that much since the picture was taken in 1906. If … Continue reading

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Sneaking in at the back… Bison’s Year

It feels as though my last (real) post was way back on May Day of 2018. Everything since doesn’t really count: a rant, a dream, a reblog, a rant, and an accidentally forgotten post, scheduled for a solstice I barely … Continue reading

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Reining in the kids…

Dearest Children of Horus, Iā€™m laying the line down here, as itā€™s difficult to know where else to put it; and, frankly, to leave the current situation to find its natural end is no longer tenable. You mess with dark … Continue reading

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Griefwalker

A friend shared this on the facebook. If you have 70 minutes to spare, well worth a watch. Incredible man, following a beautiful vocation… Synopsis: Griefwalker is a National Film Board of Canada feature documentary film, directed by Tim Wilson … Continue reading

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The Problem With Mother

So Nature deals with us, and takes away Our playthings one by one, and by the hand Leads us to rest so gently, that we go Scarce knowing if we wish to go or stay, Being too full of sleep … Continue reading

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Forgetting is not an option…

This tune always had my grandfather weeping, sometimes uncontrollably. It took me a long time to understand why… He was never at “The Front”. He tried many times, by all accounts, but he fell into that category of the lucky … Continue reading

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