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The Hertfordshire Way ~ Codicote to St Albans thanks to Jackie McCall

The following post written by Jackie McCall on her lovely walking blog evoked so many happy memories of my days growing up in the St Albans area: A dear friend who used to live in Wheathamstead Batchwood Golf Course where … Continue reading

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Moments on the way up the Mountain ~ A Spiritual Pause for Reflection on Life ~ Part 5

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Enrichment and Encouragement My awakening (see a previous post) led to a period of spiritual enveloping in so many varied ways. I was still a church bellringer and so attended services at St Mary’s Church in Aylesbury but also Aston … Continue reading

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A Spiritual Pause for Reflection on Life ~ Post 2 ~ Growing up

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When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a woman, I gave up childish ways. (1 Corinthians 13) A very familiar verse to many of … Continue reading

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A Spiritual Pause for Reflection on Life

If, like me, you’ve found time in the past weeks to pause and reflect on your life, you may also have been aware of a gradual change in yourself. In life as we knew it, we were too busy to … Continue reading

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Life in Fife ~ Precious Moments at The Old Kirk, Kirkcaldy

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Another recent precious experience was a visit to The Old Kirk in Kirkcaldy to listen to Norman Milne play the organ. We have been unable to attend either his  recent Organ Recital or to hear the Orchestra in their Christmas … Continue reading

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Memories of life in Scotland ~ An extra Special Trip to Glencoe

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We seem to be fortunate to have experiences we would not have dreamed possible back in Bedfordshire and one was our recent trip to Glencoe with a fellow local author Hamish Brown. Hamish was visiting a group of women climbers … Continue reading

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Memories of Life in Fife ~ Invitation to a Bollywood Party

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Life in Fife ~ Invitation to a Bollywood Party! Within days of arriving permanently in Fife in December 2015 we were invited to a Bollywood Party, later described to me as one of those inventive get-togethers to dispel the winter … Continue reading

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Last 60th Birthday Treat ~ On the Old Queen Mary

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My 60th birthday year lasted right up until two weeks before my 61st birthday when we spent a night on The Queen Mary, that’s the old Queen Mary, which is moored at Long Beach, Los Angeles. Ever since we first … Continue reading

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Patricia Ward ~ Rest in Peace

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Roger and I lit candles in Edinburgh Cathedral this morning while the choir sang. We wandered around Edinburgh in the sunshine and then I reminisced over lunch. I met Tricia at Sands School, High Wycombe. Such a brilliant teacher and … Continue reading

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65 Year old Slippers ~ A Special Memory

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When my parents visited in May my Dad shared an extra special reminder of love for his sister Pamela, who passed away around thirty years ago; his slippers. ‘These slippers are over 65 years years old!’ he said, with a … Continue reading

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