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Not Always as They Seem

How we perceive things creates our world.  But things are not always as we imagine.  A brown field site can be the most prolific nesting site for nightingales and a piece of green belt of little value to agriculture or … Continue reading

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Invisibility

It was after I had been talking to my sister about our home village that Miss Worcester came to mind.  Some people in the village were less visible than others, either because they chose to be, or because, to be … Continue reading

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There is a Season

Our four year old granddaughter was upset.  Her older sister had gone back to school.  The next door neighbours had moved and with them their son, who was just the right age for a playmate and the family that had … Continue reading

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Remembering

At Saturday teatime the prefects came round each table and gave us our Saturday Sixpences.  It was a custom from sometime back in the past that ensured everyone had some pocket money.  You could put your sixpence (the equivalent of … Continue reading

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Going for Inner Gold

The Olympics and the Paralympics are over.  Medals have been won and the athletes are  back home.  The party’s over, but the pilgrimages continue.    It may seem strange to use the word ‘pilgrimage’, a journey with a sense of purpose, … Continue reading

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A Fanfare for the Makers

Worcester Cathedral stands above a gentle bend in the River Severn, its square tower rising above a belt of trees.  On a calm August day, people walk along the tow path, some ambling, some clearly exercising.  A hundred or more … Continue reading

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Blessed are those who bring hope

In front of me sits an emerald coloured wine glass.  Its tulip shaped bowl squats on a short stem, moulded to a slightly too small round base. Everything is just off centre and the texture of the glass is wavy … Continue reading

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Managing time, managing me

I was amused when Elaine, in her sermon last Sunday, told of a time management course for clergy which had overrun.  This in turn had led to a late lunch and, not surprisingly, disgruntled participants.  Those running the course had … Continue reading

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Just passing through

Our front room window looks directly out on to a Rowan tree.  Although it is only August, it is already covered in ripe, orange berries.  The other morning I drew back the curtains and there was movement in the tree.  … Continue reading

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What has Covid done for me? Positives and Opportunities

6 March 2021 Lent Breakfast. When someone spoke in hushed tones of the BIG C, they were invariably speaking about Cancer but the BIG C that has held the headlines in recent times is Coronavirus. A virus that has swept … Continue reading

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