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In search of waterfalls

Something called me back to the Brecon Beacons and Wye Valley this year and I responded to it like a knee-jerk impulse (since we hardly needed yet another trip this busy year…), booking it almost before I had time to … Continue reading

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Turning history on its head

These last weeks, something made me dive back into that very old interest of mine, researching my family history…but not at all in the same way as I looked at this before. I had grown weary with this ‘hobby’ years … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia – a story of self-healing

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This is a personal account of my recovery from the complex and bewildering territory that is Fibromyalgia, including all the many epiphanies and quantum leaps along the way, to the point where I came to…

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Two exhibitions: a day of unlikely marriages

This week, I visited two art exhibitions in Oxford that have been in my diary for a long time. At the first, I was greeting on entry by the immense William Morris tapestry “The Attainment” with its depiction of the … Continue reading

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Where the circle meets the line

Another trip of the heart just completed; a revisit to Avebury’s stones only, this time, for a weekend so that we could explore that ancient landscape further, go for total emersion and take our time joining many dots. I’ve talked … Continue reading

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Joining dots and crossing over

I always like to start a new year somewhere high up with a good strong wind. Yesterday, it was a particular stretch of the Ridgeway (one of England’s most ancient routes) that I hadn’t walked before, being mostly familiar with … Continue reading

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Of peacocks and dragons…

(..and of suns and moons, of archangels with swords and little silver fish); bizarre as it sounds, these things make up the main substance of the story of my week. As though intent on taking me on a journey that … Continue reading

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Windows of insight

All along the road that has been the fibromyalgia years, ‘brain fog’ (an appropriately wooly term used to describe a myriad of ‘brain symptoms’) has been such a significant part of what I have been experiencing…and, in fact, its one … Continue reading

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The point of creation

What is the point of creation? It’s a question I’ve asked a lot over time and even more recently…less because I feel I still seek an answer to it than because I enjoy the quick fire response that comes boomeranging … Continue reading

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Grassing over the bumps

I’ve made no bones about it, in more than one previous post; Silchester is a very special place to me, somewhere I save for those walks when I have a certain amount of processing to do or when I am … Continue reading

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