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Half Sick of Shadows - David Logan

If ever any book was badly represented by preconceptions, its Half Sick of Shadows. It won the Terry Pratchett Prize alongside Apocalypse Cow and was presented as a time-travel tale. 478 more words

Solar Eclipse and Spring Equinox

I had a great weekend here at Haremoon Cottage in County Mayo, all my lot came home as it was my birthday. Apart from lovely birthday cards, presents and cake I was given lessons in astronomy photography by my son. 475 more words

The Difficulty and Necessity of Words

Alfred Lord says in his poem In Memoriam A.H.H.:

I sometimes hold it half a sin

To put in words the grief I feel…

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Christian Thought/Living

'The Coming of Arthur' by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

‘The Coming of Arthur’

by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Part of ‘Idylls of the King’

Leodogran, the King of Cameliard,
Had one fair daughter, and none other child; 4,294 more words

Poetry

The mirror crack'd from side to side

I’ve been out of luck with mirrors recently. First there was the mystery of the mirror in our bedroom, fitted flush to the wall and leaving me baffled. 567 more words

Writing

Joy Unbounded Or The Daily London Commute

Those who have visited London will have experienced the delights of crowded public transport. There is, surely nothing more pleasant than having one’s nostrils tantalised by the sweet scent of one’s fellow commuter’s perspiring bodies on a baking hot summer’s day. 254 more words

Literature

Daily Riches: Uncomprehended Mystery and Unquenchable Light (Thomas Merton, Robert Russell, David Augsburger, Martin Buber, Walter Chalmers Smith)

“The division between Believer and Unbeliever ceases to be so crystal clear. It is not that some are all right and others are all wrong: all are bound to seek in honest perplexity. 427 more words

Embracing Losses And Limits