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A New Year ~ Hope for the World

Here is a song for our age as we reflect on what the world might be like when we are all vaccinated and can live a more ‘normal’ life again. But will we be the same? Will we treat the … Continue reading

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The Tree of Life ~ a Positive Reminder

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This is a time of giving freely and receiving without pride. Many groups have been set up all over the world to support those who are vulnerable and isolated during this pandemic. Folks have been in tears at the generosity, … Continue reading

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Scottish Hogmonnay ~ Six months on

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An old friend arrived to share New Year with us…when I say old I know she’ll be offended, but I’ve known this friend since college days. We were the last two remaining students to struggle on with mathematics as our … Continue reading

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It was The Night Before New Year’s Eve….

It was the night before New Year’s Eve and I was sat up looking out into the black sea, listening to the waves. I couldn’t sleep and had taken a Nytol, a rare occurrence since we moved up here and … Continue reading

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A Personal Reflection

Are you in search of a way to find peace in your heart, to treasure those moments of stillness when you feel perfectly at one with the world but long to find a way of making them last? I must … Continue reading

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Many Thanks for all your support & Video ‘Norman the Miracle’

Last week I donated £44 to charity on Norman’s and your behalf, the readers of The Life and Demise of Norman Campbell, to Norman’s chosen charities: Cancer Research UK and Kingston Upon Thames Age Concern Norman asked for 25% of … Continue reading

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Walks on the Margins ~ by Author Kathy Brandt

I’m really pleased to introduce a visiting writer Kathy Brandt who gives a ‘heart rendering’ but also a ‘heart warming’  account of life’s journey with her son, a sufferer of bipolar disorder, and how writing their shared memories brought both unexpected joys. … Continue reading

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Norman Campbell’s Message to the Next Generation

For those of you new to reading this blog, welcome! I like to alternate guest posts with stories of Norman Campbell, with whom I shared many pleasurable hours as he told me his life story. I have him speaking on … Continue reading

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