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Race for Life and Memories of Cancer

This Sunday, Wifey and Thing I are taking part in the Race for Life 5K run in Carlisle. I’m trying to make sure all my writing commitments are sown up for the week so the weekend will be completely free … Continue reading

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The Cat

So…something most peculiar happened to my family and I yesterday. It was horrible, momentarily…unsettling…and then…well, you’ll see. We don’t have a good track record with pets. They either tend to die prematurely or be off their rockers. Occasionally they’re both. … Continue reading

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Brief Thoughts on Sad News

I’ve just received news of Facebook that a former student of mine from the UK has died after a long struggle with a congenital heart defect. Out of respect for her and her family I will not give her name … Continue reading

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Golden Oldie – The Widow’s Cry

The monsoon rains had, thankfully, fallen heavily that morning so the heat was not as sweltering as it often can be on an August day. Bangladesh doesn’t do ‘drizzle’ so when rains come they usually fall as though the heavens … Continue reading

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