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Village Walks

I have finally managed to get back on track with life after a pretty busy 2 weeks. It has been a lot of work, events and other things that come with the job. 185 more words

Arabian Nights in London

I got off the plane first, thanks to the business class upgrade that gave me an extra item of checked baggage, and arrived at the baggage carousel. 424 more words

Based On Free-writing

Running amok

Going for a run normally means just changing to shorts and a t-shirt (tights underneath and a long-sleeve if it’s cold) and donning my trainers, before heading out and I’m instantly ready to stretch my legs. 221 more words

Based On Free-writing

Taking it personally

Yesterday, I visited a shop that only sells children’s books. The store was empty and I asked the clerk, “Do you know where I can find Yertle the Turtle?” 161 more words


Winter has arrived

Today I woke up and looked out the window only to discover that the whole city had turned white, completely white. I am probably one of the very few in New York who really appreciate the snow, well me pluss all the kids. 299 more words

The Church between the police and the hood


We smelled smoke as soon as we entered the church. It was the fall of 1968, and the fourth Sunday that we went to worship at First Presbyterian Church of Chicago, located in the middle of the south side community of Woodlawn, a few blocks from our apartment.

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Learning From Mistakes

What's beautiful about your city?

One of my favorite quotes is” Not all who wander are lost!” by J. R. R. Tolkien, the author of The Lord of the Rings.  Whenever I get  chance, I go off and wander my city, wherever I am living. 349 more words

Rhode Island