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Text, Email and Arundhati Roy

There are no photos to go with the two best things of today – a delightful text from LiveWire No 1 asking when we can go back to Spain as she is missing us and later, an email from LiveWire No 2 saying how much he enjoyed our visit and hoping we had enjoyed his company too! 22 more words


Extraordinary Excerpts: 'A Family'

I have started reading the second volume of Maupassant’s stories that I bought over a year ago, titled 88 More Stories, which was published by Cassell & Co. 862 more words


Lesslie Newbigin, "Jesus is the kingdom" (excerpts)

‘Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of God, and saying: “The time is fulfilled and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.” And passing along by the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew… And Jesus said to them: “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” And immediately they left their nets and followed him.’ (Mark 1:14-18)

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Remembrance: Marcel Proust #80

Remembrance: Marcel Proust
Part #80

Moments from
“Remembrance of Things Past”


“For what we supposed
to be our love
or our jealousy…
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Born in a windstorm

” I feel like I was born in a windstorm and the dust has only begun to settle” – C’estMIRA

Going off road

Going off the road just leaves me more time to be a writer.
~  Janis Ian

The inability to fully love another person is a form of loneliness.

To be a human being is to be alone. I have an awareness of my inability, at times, to connect with other people, because I cannot say exactly what I mean.

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