Tag Archives: humanity

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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Shell shock

Sometimes, dreams come simply; any symbolic element of relevance bubbling readily to the surface. Some wake you laughing; with ludicrous images arising from apparently disassociated elements and ideas. Yesterday morning’s was neither. Myself and a stranger are somewhere in a … Continue reading

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Children playing with matches

I leave you alone for a week, and what happens? It was all very well allowing the children to shake the box… such a nice rattle noise to keep them amused for a while, and all… but who on earth … 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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Waiting to be noticed

If the stars shone but once in a lifetime, the entire world would be out gawking in wonder. It seems none the less wonder that they should shine every night, in their alloted place, yet the world fails to notice…

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Instinct vs. intellect

You are much better at mathematics than you think you are. Indeed, you sit at the end of a long line of quite exceptional mathematicians, each as convinced as the last that they were quite incapable of solving the simplest … Continue reading

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Your conspiracy theory needs to change…

It’s been a while. Took an atrocity in one of the most beautiful cities in the world to bring me out of hiding. You may have noticed, that isn’t what I want to write about – others have done a … Continue reading

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Forty days of Wilderness

Well, that was a bit of a party. A month and half gone in the blink of an eye. As these things go, subsequent events kind of make sense of the enforced cloistering. Kind of. Whether it is possible to … 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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Moment with the ancestors

Yesterday was the third anniversary, presaged here. It was a strange day. Periods of intense busy-ness, interrupted by short spells of nothing-ness, waiting for the next interviewee to turn up. In those gaps, I found myself considering a recent post … Continue reading

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