Tag Archives: war

Painting With Words – A Child Soldier

Someone asked me about the “Painting With Words” post – the previous post. In response I’d like to share a brief word of explanation. I’m sure we all grasp the power and descriptive efficacy of words, so the posts are … Continue reading

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Painting With Words – A City Bombed

Standing in the midst of the ruins that was once the city she lived in, she watched as a child, washed out by war, handed a posy of flowers to his dishevelled mother. Where on earth had he found those … Continue reading

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Stoking The Fires Of Conflict

Last night as I watched the news with its litany of conflict ridden areas in the world, I felt a tiredness come over me. Why do we persist in this sheer waste of life and this idiotic way of trying … Continue reading

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Earth’s Memory

Old battle grounds – I’ve seen so many of them and the memorials built on them, monuments to human pain and unnecessary loss on a scale beyond conception. But, in saying this, is there not also another dimension to this … Continue reading

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