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Six Word Saturday: out to play with their uncles

My maternal grandmother was the oldest of five children. She married young and had her first child at around the same time my great grandmother bore her last. 51 more words

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Su Leslie reblogged this on Shaking the tree and commented:

Am having brain fade today; posting to the "wrong' blog. But perhaps there is crossover?

Navigating Cyril Project 10. 'Bub the Flyer'

“There will be a bird today. It will be white with streaks of gold like a crown atop its head. It will fly.”

~Tahereh Mafi, Shatter Me…

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Navigating Cyril Project No. 9 ‘At the still point of a turning world.’

At the still point of the turning world. Neither flesh nor fleshless;
Neither from nor towards; at the still point, there the dance is,
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Navigating Cyril Project No. 1 'The beginning of a story without middle or end...'

I’ve set things in motion. I’ve arranged a few pieces of the jigsaw on an uneven surface and now I wait to see what alchemy occurs.

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The Story of Eileen: 'Ribbon of Still Water'

“The past beats inside me like a second heart.”

John Banville, The Sea

I’m wanting to take a different and less predictable route to help me to understand my fascination with our old Birmingham Canal Navigation day boat…

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Navigating Cyril Project No. 8 'The Wishing Stone'

The distinction between life and lifeless is a human construct. Every atom in this body existed before organic life emerged 4000 million years ago. Remember our childhood as minerals, as lava, as rocks?

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Navigating Cyril Project No. 7 'Nachglanz'

You are what you remember. It’s difficult to imagine being ‘you’ without some access to your remembered life story. But the new science of memory tells us that remembering is just that: a story. 449 more words

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