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violet skies….

The night is moist to touch. Wet, warm, sensuous, just a little too much. It’s the kiss you pull away from. Air heavy hot, Only cut clean by the rat a tat rattle of the distant train track, An edge … Continue reading

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storming the sky…

All day yesterday the air felt heavy and hot. Then, as dark fell the clouds sparked, caught light and set fire to the sky. The darkness blazed brighter than day and the hills seemed to roar in protest as the … Continue reading

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the eagle has landed…

I arrived in Uganda late last night after what seemed like a forever of flights. There was a stop in Rwanda on the way but it was too late to see anything but an inky black speckled with distant lights,  … Continue reading

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whilst we’re here…

Today I hounded my mum and my brother out of the house and down to the beach. It might just have been easier to herd cats over an obstacle course. All morning it seemed things were in the way. It … Continue reading

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the trick of being thankful…

Grief, death, darkness leaves so much mess and murk swirling around inside that there are times when I need to give myself an emotional alka seltzer. Gratitude is my best tonic, my tomato-tabasco pick me up. There is much that … Continue reading

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