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Saying goodbye to places

“Make sure you say goodbye to places as well as people.” This was the advice from a veteran OMF, a dear friend called Miriam who spent decades as a missionary in Japan and recently retired to the UK. 837 more words


absquatulate means ‘to leave without saying goodbye’

i spiralled into the deep abysm of void till i found myself floating in the ethereal beauty of life. 63 more words



It’s been so long
I forgot what it was like
But then I met you
And I remembered.

I remembered what it was like to… 68 more words


The Judgment Gene

I rarely wonder what those I love who have left me would think or feel about choices I make in the daily business of living. I never think they might judge me and find me wanting for some real or imagined human frailty. 495 more words


Sharing Clouds II

Yesterday I sat by the bed of my dementia patient who was actively dying.  He was the one I shared a lucid moment of watching the clouds only a few short weeks ago.  317 more words


See Ya Later

This ‘ere is my final post as the Reluctant Writer. My non de plume will be nom de gone from today. 

Tomorrow I’ll be busy rebranding my website. 133 more words

Creative Writing


It was a time
full of possibilities,
when infatuation
felt like love,
and goodbye
seemed impossible.

We were innocent then,
pure in heart,
running with insanity, 26 more words