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Being Shown the Possibilities

I saw an exhibition this weekend of paintings by Emily Carr, Canadian painter and writer, a woman as independent and solitary as the landscape around her which she loved and which inspired her. Wandering from room to room, I saw a … Continue reading

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Literary Remedy

I hit one of those “fuck-I-hate-to-be-alone” days today. The kind of day when the sun shines and the birds sing and it could be wonderful, and nothing, nothing feels right or worth anything because there’s no-one to share it with. … Continue reading

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Tired of On-My-Own

Who’d have thunk that I’d ever quote Tom Jones… There are things I could do today. I have time. I could go out. There are things happening in the city that I would enjoy. But I don’t go. I stay … Continue reading

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Choose Your Burden

Freedom means choosing your burden (H. Menuhin).  There are two ways to live with the ‘burdens’ that I have in my life.  I can fight them, or befriend them. In fighting, I make myself prisoner of what I cannot change. … Continue reading

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