‘Lose Your Shoes……’

July 31, 2021 Comments Off on ‘Lose Your Shoes……’

‘Lose Your Shoes……’ Being a summer-born baby, I am biased about the season of warmth, long days and growth.  Summer is, to me, nature’s way of ‘showing its beauty’ – […]

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World Population Day

July 10, 2021 Comments Off on World Population Day

World Population Day 11 July 2021 is World Population Day, an important date globally but perhaps one that is not as well-known as it should be, given the gravity of […]

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Together #withrefugees

June 18, 2021 Comments Off on Together #withrefugees

Together #withrefugees “Every minute 20 people leave everything behind to escape war, persecution or terror.” UN This fact is easy to read but what does it mean? I have often […]

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Journalling for happiness and sorrow – for life

May 28, 2021 Comments Off on Journalling for happiness and sorrow – for life

Journalling for happiness and sorrow – for life Until the age of 32 I had never heard the verb ‘to grieve’ – it had passed me by. But one day, […]

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Remember your mother!

April 17, 2021 Comments Off on Remember your mother!

Remember your mother! Rabbinic Tale A man was walking along a road when he saw a rabbi planting a tree.. The man asked the rabbi, “How many years will it […]

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Spring, a time of hope

March 27, 2021 Comments Off on Spring, a time of hope

Spring, a time of hope I’m writing from the north of England, very much in the northern hemisphere, and, where I live signs of spring are beginning to emerge after […]

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Hope springs eternal…. A reflection

March 13, 2021 1

Hope springs eternal…. A reflection We are living through uncertain times.  Living history.  One day, when we are long gone, our successors will read about these days and wonder what […]

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February 20, 2021 Comments Off on #MotherLanguageDay

#MotherLanguageDay International Mother Language Day is an annual event in UNESCO member states to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. It originated in Bangladesh, where it is known as […]

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Your Very Special Place

January 30, 2021

Your Very Special Place Would you like to have an empty room that is there just for you; a room you can go to at any time; a room where […]

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Yes! Celebrating 2020

January 10, 2021 Comments Off on Yes! Celebrating 2020

Yes! Celebrating 2020 As we come to the end of a year we tend to look back and reflect on how the year has gone. 2020 has no doubt been […]

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The Masks We Wear

December 10, 2020 Comments Off on The Masks We Wear

The Masks We Wear “We all wear masks…metaphorically speaking” Jim Carrey — The Mask One of the enduring images from the current pandemic will be the wearing of masks. From […]

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