Tag Archives: Family

Future Legacies

While watching part of ‘Who Do You Think You Are’ on tellie last night, which traced singer Robin Gibb’s ancestors, I couldn’t help thinking of all the ordinary people out there who get no professional help with their genealogy, me … Continue reading

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The Memory Thief and the Joy Angel

Anyone over the age of fifty is familiar with the acceleration of time with each passing year.  Already, more than a week of the New Year has disappeared into the past.  Sucked into memory, it will remain there for some … Continue reading

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On Friday, the family celebrated the emergence from the cocoon of the womb – a brother for three young girls, and a grandson for me. Past the due date, and with the labour more intense and prolonged, different from the … Continue reading

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Black Dog Nipping

Not so strange perhaps how, when being nipped on the heels by the Black Dog, that a White on White ATC challenge can hold the hint of something dark.  There’s nothing like making art to bring the subconscious to the … Continue reading

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Tending the Past

Yesterday, with housework piling up and a to-do list longer than my arm could reach, I yearned for the outdoors.  Instead of opting to work in the garden, which would benefit from two weeks of hard yakka by ten brawny … Continue reading

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