Tag Archives: age

The Mortality of Fear

Tomorrow will be Thing I‘s fourteenth birthday. It’s quite unnerving to think she’s that old already.  If I think about taking the time we had in Bangladesh – a good 5-6 years – and jump forward that same amount of time … Continue reading

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Never Trust Doctors – part I

I’ve just been to hell and back; and I’m not convinced about the back part of that sentence. I now have some idea what POWs go through in torture camps. In fact, to my shock, I think I’ve discovered that … Continue reading

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Fear, Friendship and the Art of Praying

I stepped into the room of the Guest house at LAMB and I could feel fear rising in my throat. There must have been twenty or so people there and most of them I knew well, yet I was extremely … Continue reading

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My Town – part two

Continuing my two-parter on life in my midlands hometown. I got a lot of response from many friends from Coalville on my facebook – publicly and privately. Feel free to add your memories of the place in the comments below … Continue reading

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Minipost 14 – Happy Birthday!

I write these miniposts for supporters of this blog. If you enjoyed this post please consider sharing it on your facebook, Twitter or blog to encourage others to sign up too! I would love more to follow the blog and … Continue reading

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