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Wintry Light and Shadow

The Wintry light and shadow in the English landscape is magnificent to behold. The contrast can be extremely sharp. It’s both beautiful and a little ominous. This was the view from our backyard at 4pm today. I was entranced by … Continue reading

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Clouds, Television and a Story

While watching an episode in a TV series, a particular scene grabbed me. A mother has a quiet moment with her daughter. She tells her that if she looks up at the clouds long enough, they’ll turn in to shapes, … Continue reading

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Beauty – Not Prescriptive or Demanding

For me, Beauty, and I don’t mean glamour as defined by the fashion world or the media or Hollywood etc., lies at the heart of all things, even that which is flawed. Beauty holds within itself truth and goodness, but … Continue reading

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Haiku 10

Every now and again in the Drakensberg area, the clouds, in an act of humility, descend and gather around the foot of the mountains. I wanted to catch this moment and was able to do so on this particular day. … Continue reading

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Haiku 9

Rising majestically Her mirrored image Like dancing flame on the waves

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Going Down To The Sea

Recently, a friend of mine reminded me of John Masefield’s wonderful poem “Sea-Fever.” I too suffer from this fever. I just love the opening stanza: I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky, … Continue reading

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