Category Archives: Books & Writing

Family Search – June 2017

Some of you reading this will know that one of my pastimes is genealogy. I am using this post to seek information from descendants of Leslie Daniel Sayer, b 1915 near Winchester, Hants, UK. Leslie’s wife was named Valerie. Some … Continue reading

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Curves – 2

Life moves in circles – well if not true circles then certainly in curves where experiences meet and part only to sweep around and meet again. I suppose you could call them coincidences but – I wonder sometimes. I grew … Continue reading

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Curves – 1

An artist once told me there are no straight lines in Nature; from the universe to the nano-world of quarks and beyond, nature moves in ellipses. Well, life is like that too. It’s a year since I wrote about a … Continue reading

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Wrong!

I finished reading The Crow Trap last night. I did not pinpoint the villain. The clues were there – not obvious perhaps, certainly not to me so I got it wrong!! The reveal was clever and unexpected – a  good … Continue reading

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Another Absence

Once again I’ve been absent from writing for some weeks. In my last post I mentioned a late snowfall. Oh, that it had never happened! I slipped on  ice hidden beneath a deceptive veneer of melt-water and managed to break … Continue reading

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Farewell

Cold Hand Luke has served his purpose. Last Monday, my friend May finally achieved her wish and moved to a better place. Considerate for others to the end, May waited until her older daughter could come home to say goodbye … Continue reading

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Let It Snow – no more!

Now the fun is over and the tough part begins – digging out.  I’m no good at math but if you are then multiply 30 yards long x 12 yards wide by 2ft deep to get an idea of how … Continue reading

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