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Too Many

The newborn was placed in her arms, a tiny, red-faced prune-like creature. A boy. Timothy. So many years ago she had held a baby just like this for the first time. But she knew this was not her child, yet … Continue reading

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Mum’s birthday, 2002.

Mum was staying with us for the weekend, and we’d promised to take her out for a Kentucky. As she was getting changed, we heard her curse, so tapped on her door and asked what was wrong. She said the … Continue reading

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This is my Generation composite which is now one of several laminates on the wall in the boat. In it are both sets of great grandparents, grandparents, my parents, my siblings, nieces and nephews, so five generations, though they were … Continue reading

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Unto Them a Child is born

Yesterday is History, Tomorrow is a Mystery. Every Day is a gift, that’s why they call it the Present. I don’t know who wrote that, but it’s always stayed with me.

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Then and Now…….?

How times (and childhoods) have changed. When I was a child, outside influences intrigued us, our curiosity was encouraged and we asked endless questions more or less as soon as we discovered our vocal chords.

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