Same path, different view
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Same path, different view

I started a masters in creative writing this September, something keeping a blog inspired me to do (thank you blog readers). I’ve been fortunate enough to be taught by some very established writers; the process has been both fascinating and challenging… and at times plain terrifying. Although I am a teacher, I haven’t been taught in … Continue reading

To Love an Unconscious thought?
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To Love an Unconscious thought?

My nightmares have resurfaced again and anyone who has been in my vicinity would know this. I’ve done what I usually do when summoned by the Spirits of the Darker World – I let everyone know (apologies, kind lady on the bus). I have lots of reasons for this but mainly  to bring them out into … Continue reading

For the Love of Friendship
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For the Love of Friendship

I found myself needing to phone a friend the other day. Life was a little grey and I needed some sunshine; so that’s what I did. I phoned a friend. I rang S explaining my current state and before I had even put the phone down I heard the screech of brakes outside my apartment. “Darling, I’m here…” she … Continue reading

Friday Magic
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Friday Magic

My Friday Magic I share with you is in the form of a lamp; a representation of a story from my past life. It’s an antique lamp that was used as a cigar lighter in gentlemen’s clubs in the early 1900s. When I met S a year ago I related a story about how I had … Continue reading

Driving home from Christmas
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Driving home from Christmas

Before spending our first Christmas as a family I had wondered how it would feel for my boys, firstly to celebrate a more traditional Christmas, and secondly to meet all of S’s mostly English family. Family has always had Pakistani origins for them and now they were going to meet relations from a different cultural background to theirs. I was … Continue reading

The Voice of Love
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The Voice of Love

It is quite a challenge finding small acts of Love in the day-to-day traffic of Life.I found myself thinking hard about this. I didn’t want to  write about the obvious the unconditional love I felt for my family but I really wanted to focus on acts that I wouldn’t normally notice. I kept mulling this thought over … Continue reading