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Finding refuge in a bookshop

Like many writers, I love a good bookshop.

That feeling you get as soon you take one step inside is just bliss… You’ve reached your sanctuary. 205 more words


Pride 2015: Love Wins

This is not an LGBT blog, in the same way that this is not an atheist blog, but you can’t always separate all parts of your life.   1,255 more words

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Cee's Black and White Photo Challenge: Houses

A serene farmhouse and its reflection in the water in the Western Cape South Africa.

 A deserted farmhouse in Gauteng

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Part I: In Limbo

Naime is from Aleppo. She is in her sixties, outspoken, warm. She reasons her fluency in Turkish to her Turkoman roots. Her husband is a little older than her, and hosts a gentle yet worn out expression. 773 more words

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A Perfect Moment: One with Nature

The sky is bright blue with an occasional fluffy cloud. I lie under a canopy of trees watching the vibrant green leaves flutter in the steady breeze of a warm summer day. 853 more words

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Preserving Postcards From Travel and Life

Postcards are a cheap, easy way to stay in touch that do not involve you being electronically connected (not that there’s anything wrong with that!). But text messages are not something we keep in a scrapbook, hang on the wall, or display in the house. 373 more words

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In our finite time

The more you grow, the more you realise that life’s most beautiful things could not be bought. It sounds cliche, I know, but I’ve come to appreciate this more and more each day. 68 more words

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