Monthly Archives: December 2015

Meek and Mild

Meek and Mild   On Xmas night  Vivien’s cold meant we didn’t go to the midnight service. On  Xmas day we were driving  to Sussex for lunch when we should have gone to church. So to fill the gap we … Continue reading

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Ronald and Rita were Lovers

Ronald and Rita were Lovers   Would you? Could You? Should You? Walton on the Naze(old English for head land) in Essex has like many sea side  towns more than its share of old folk. Just  before Christmas,  at 9 … Continue reading

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An Eventful End

An Eventful End   The  historic village of Warnham, West Sussex. It was there the famous poet and atheist Percy Shelley was christened in 1792. St Margaret’s  has several  elegantly  engraved stones  within and without commemorating the local Shelley landowners. … Continue reading

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Unto Us

    Unto Us There has been no snow this year. It has been unseasonably warm.  Too hot for central heating let alone open fires. Many felt it was sign that the world was burning up, that we had  gone … Continue reading

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Room in the Inn?

  Room in the Inn? Forget me Not. The play at the excellent fringe Bush Theatre which  because of its easy bus ride and  relaxed bar has become a favourite. The play about an alcoholic wrenched as a child by … Continue reading

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The Holly and the Poisoned Ivy

The Holly and the Poisoned Ivy. Bill and I are enjoying a meal opposite Kings College, Cambridge. We have enjoyed the  bare Botanical Gardens,the charming Fitzwilliam Museum and some of the eternal colleges. A pint and now we are tucking … Continue reading

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Funeral in Putney

O still voice of calm. What makes a great funeral? I’ve been to  moving ones where there just a handful of   people and  dull ones where the place  was packed.  They can be as memorable as weddings, they are after … Continue reading

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