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he had done all that he could do to save himself

“Piglet is Entirely Surrounded by Water” by A.A. Milne:

Really, it wasn’t much good having anything exciting like floods, if you couldn’t share them with somebody.

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Goodness & Kings


October’s back. We didn’t ask for it. It just seems to be in the habit of returning every tenth month of a year. Coming to think of it, October’s really quite insidious. 1,143 more words


Team Will

The one thing I most want to give Will is advice. Wisdom. Unfortunately, it’s hard to teach a four-year-old about  personal debt. I could tell him a second mortgage is like The Joker: evil and impossible to destroy. 343 more words


A Word for Autumn, by A .A. Milne

Autumn is upon us, and thank heaven for A.A. Milne for reminding us for reminding us of one of this often dismal season’s small pleasures… 18 more words


Devlin Ancestry in Blantyre

In September 2014, Claire Milne sent me an email, saying , “Hi Paul, fantastic site. My maiden name is Devlin. I have been trying to find out info about the Devlin family in Blantyre in early 1900s esp about my grandfather hugh Devlin. 220 more words

Blantyre People

Quote of the Week #84


And the quote for this week is:

“Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” … 8 more words

Winnie the Pooh Saga 100 Years Old Today

How many among us fondly recall the wonderful stories of  the “silly old bear,” Winnie the Pooh?  These stories were either read to us as children or we read them to our own children.   393 more words

Human Interest