All posts filed under: Writing

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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REMEMBERING, PART 2: MAYBE AVALON*

Yeats wrote “The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”  As I headed out on a post-breakfast walk the morning after our late arrival at Crapnell B & B, my senses had never been more sharp, nor more […]

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THESIS, GRADUATION….

This morning was slow going as it was only yesterday I landed in London.  Jet lag.  My poor body just doesn’t like traveling, even I do.  After a day or two all should be righted, but it was only just a bit ago that I […]

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HAMPSTEAD SKIN

I wrote this piece a few years ago, but it’s never been finished.  Have never been quite sure how to tie it up, I suppose–and I’ve also thought that more observation and time spent at the swimming pond is required.  Luckily I will soon have […]

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DANNY

  Danny was my stepfather.  March 15 marked six years since he died.  He and my mother had been divorced for some time when he left us for good, but I remained attached to him.  He was the first person to openly encourage me to […]

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NARRATIVE

“The social science model of writing, in effect, requires researchers to suppress the story of their own research, the human processes through which the work was constituted over time….Narrative is the best way to understand the human experience, because it is the way humans understand […]

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