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mount of olives (Israel part one)

Camera in hand, I unlatched the hotel fire door and crept out onto the scorching roof. It was 5 o’clock in the afternoon but still intensely bright and a solid 30 degrees. The view. The whiteness. The intensity. Suddenly I … Continue reading

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adele, all woman

As I sip my morning tea, I wonder how she feels sipping her hot lemon and honey. The devastation, the frustration, the lack of … Finale. Adele, this morning, is even more the woman, mother and sensible human she was … Continue reading

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live to ROCK

When Small left his previous school (slightly prematurely), my only concern was for his saxophone playing. For he does love to belt out those tunes and playing solo to a backing track at home just isn’t quite the same as … Continue reading

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needles + more

A friend of a friend.  In truth, a stranger. This man walks into our home, bearing so much more than a box of needles. ‘So how do you experience… joy?’ he asks me intently. ‘Joy?’ I query, wondering if perhaps … Continue reading

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