NORTHERN GIRL

        On a starry old summer evenin’ Hummin’ warm and sweet I hit the road believin’ I was bound to leave   It took a New England sky to teach me how to say I ain’t no northern girl, I’ve been too […]

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LOVE IS EVERYTHING

So many initials and names and declarations of love carved into the once wet cement on the Cobb in Lyme Regis.  When I walked over ‘Moggy an Hugh’ I couldn’t help wondering if they are still together or if they drifted apart, with indifference or […]

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CALLING ALL ANGELS

       Calling All Angels – written by Jane Siberry   Santa Maria, Santa Teresa, Santa Anna, Santa Susannah Santa Cecilia, Santa Copelia, Santa Domenica, Mary Angelica Frater Achad, Frater Pietro, Julianus, Petronilla Santa, Santos, Miroslaw, Vladimir and all the rest   A man […]

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BAB’AZIZ

  I have not seen this film yet, and I only came to know of it one evening when I stumbled onto this bit of the soundtrack on youtube that I’ve included below.  This always seems to be how it is with me:  I discover […]

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GOODBYE TO THE HEATH

  My last day in London was Wednesday–what a hard day.  It always is when it’s time for me to go home.  It seems to get harder each time I visit.  I went to say goodbye to the Heath, to walk and think. I first […]

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NARROW DAYLIGHT

My last day in London.  Melancholy around the edges.  Lots to figure out when I get home.  I was blessed with a wonderful spot to stay in Highgate, a room that looks out on a beautiful garden.  I’ll miss the view out of this window…. […]

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TOUCH ME

Just listen to this….WOW.  There really is a difference in the sound.  This is my favorite song by The Doors, something about those lyrics, and that bit near the end where it slows with strings, then builds again to the finish…. Now, I’m gonna love […]

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‘INSTAR’

“The process of transformation consists mostly of decay and then of this crisis when emergence from what came before must be total and abrupt. But the changes in a butterfly’s life are not always so dramatic.  The strange resonant word instar describes the stage between […]

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TREASURES AND EATS

Have caught a bit of a summer cold, I think, which has interfered with my ability to finish a piece of writing I had been working on.  I was able to make it out on the beach for the first part of the day at […]

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RHUBARB CIDER AND MOLL FLANDERS

It was a rather chilly and misty start to the day, which saw me purchasing a heavier jumper to wear on my rambling.  I wish I could say the excitement grew after this, but after an early afternoon cream tea and scouring two bookstores, the […]

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