Tag Archives: Love

With a little help from my friends

The song says it all. It can sound cheesy; but it ain’t… This week, I got by with a little help from my friends. The genuine care, interest, support and love of friends has gently and kindly steered me to a … Continue reading

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The Comforts of Family

They know us too well, But in some ways, not at all. We share most everything with them But fear to share the worst. They see us change But always want us the same. They effortlessly hurt, But love us … Continue reading

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Poetry in Motion

A few weeks ago, newly enamoured of poetry, I wrote a short ditty to capture what I think increasingly drives my life. It came out quite easily so I guessed it might be quite close. But then I forgot about … Continue reading

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Against the grain today I put on a smiling face. In so doing I added measurably to the sum of human happiness. So simple, yet sometimes so hard. Why don’t we all do it more? I can’t take all the … Continue reading

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With a heavy heart my partner and I agreed today that we would have our old retired racing greyhound put to sleep next Tuesday morning. He has a tumour which has grown to the size of a half football on … Continue reading

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