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Under The Cherry Tree.

The sun is shining. The cat is curled asleep on the flowery cushion besides me. The blackbird above is scolding, and there isn’t a single wisp of cloud above me.  14 more words


The Song of God Arches through Creation

The song of God arches through creation, like a soft bird humming the melodies of exuberated existence, playing the petalled breezed in a descant of bubbling melody.   153 more words

Vision Of Peace

Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks

Lest we forget…

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Birdsong is undoubtedly one of the best known modern novels about World War I so it’s not surprising that a new edition has been issued to coincide with the centenary. 838 more words

Book Review

The Birds

The first visitors were struck silent
by the utter abandon of this land.
The forest and the calls of the birds
descended like unanchored bells… 233 more words


'The Summer of '69' or "what I call " 2014 ...

Being the organised and professional teacher I am, I have not brought home the SUPER 7 tasks I have set for the summer !

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Slump never into a morbidity; kiss a double T instead, etc.

I know the Latin names of only two birds, and the Eastern Kingbird is one of them: TYRANNUS TYRANNUS. It’s just the same word twice, which allows for easy remembering, and whenever I see one I exclaim “Well, it looks like there’s a double T around here” but afterwards I always feel foolish and slump into morbid self-chastisement. 66 more words

Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks

What can I say about this book? It was pretty hard going to start with and took me a long while to get into it. But then I have never read anything, since school about the Great War and back then it was text books focusing on the event not the story of someone in particular. 31 more words