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PUZZLE

PUZZLE Grandma’s treat: A table covered in one thousand bits The pieces of a jig-saw puzzle, The more difficult to match the better. While making homemade bread, Hot wild mushroom and pepper pickle, Fruit jams and the best roast beef … Continue reading

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BIRTHDAY BOY

BIRTHDAY BOY This is the day that one wants to forget Literally and by design and yet We are reminded with enforced parties Sharing with others their momentous days. With age it reduces in importance There are more pressing things … Continue reading

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CHARITY

CHARITY Not too early to say: ‘Christmas is coming, the Geese are getting fat, please put a penny in the old man’s hat, if you haven’t got a penny a halfpenny will do and if you haven’t got a ha’penny, … Continue reading

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NEW DIMENSION

NEW DIMENSION The continuing story and the New Dimension of Patience. Hindsight is great, isn’t it? So, on reflection we look back at our Retreat in Spain, meant to be a Retreat for others, but which turned out to be … Continue reading

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ALIENS

ALIENS I’m in the mood for my family In this simply simple homily. ‘Family’ spoke of DNA chains The Ancestry of all of our brains. Some are obsessed with aliens Follow the flacks with patience. Some like a parallel Universe … Continue reading

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JOY

JOY Whatever music you enjoy I urge you to listen, in its entirety, to Beethoven’s 9th Symphony subtitled ‘Ode to joy’. We saw it played at an open air concert in Germany conducted by Sir Simon Rattle and it was … Continue reading

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HOW & WHY

HOW & WHY Where does the sun go at sunset Mama? Can we be sure it will come back at sunrise Papa? If Earth is a ball why don’t people fall off Mama? How does water keep flowing down the … Continue reading

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