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I have come to realize...

1.  I’ve come to realize that the tree of life:  can drop some bad apples but I have been able to enjoy some delicious ones and for that I am ever grateful. 959 more words

Personal Persuasions

"The influenza epidemic put a great strain on the hospital"

A Newbury hospital reflected on the challenges of the last year of the war.

Annual General Meeting held at The Newbury District Hospital on Wednesday May 24th 1919… 142 more words

Life On The Home Front

Can I Blame Jōb?

Was Jōb One of My Grandfathers?

Since developing this disease, I have turned to the book of Jōb in the Bible.  One might ask why?  Well, each of us, whom has had our body seemingly turn against us, will understand some of the suffering he went through.  1,378 more words


A Proud Man

As the flame always rises upwards, especially if the burning matter is poked and turned ; so the heart of a vain man cannot become humble. 51 more words

Saving A Mind

The world can often seem to be far more violent than it once was, but even a brief glance at the past proves that we have always had evil in our midst. 1,054 more words


Living With It: What's In My Bag? | Rosie Lewis Writes

I swear, 2010 was the year of ‘what’s in my bag’ videos on YouTube. That’s not a complaint – I was obsessed with them. I’m not too sure as to why I was obsessed with them, but I guess it’s because I’m a nosy bugger. 1,770 more words


Shaky Foundation

The past few weeks have been big for me in a variety of ways. I have been in a sort of unproductive stasis recently and I’ve been sufficiently forced out of my comfort zone in some of the best possible ways. 764 more words