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Peace

It is a late one this year. The children only broke up on Friday. Little Owl has managed to peak at just the right time, that is, collapsing in tears as the school gates closed on the term having worn … Continue reading

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Remembering

On Friday, just before 11 o’clock, a precious thing happened. One of the barbers on the high street stepped out of his shop holding a trumpet. He lifted it to his lips, took a deep breath, and played the Last … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day coincided with me working on a lovely commission about medicine during World War 1. As we remembered those who gave their lives in that war and subsequent conflicts I was busily drawing nurses’ uniforms from that same time … Continue reading

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To-ings and fro-ings

Following on from yesterday’s post I’ve been thinking that it’s been a bit of a week for thinking about death and loss. Now that’s a cheerful way to start! Little Owl discovered a baby rabbit dead underneath our garden bench … Continue reading

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The big day

For me, the theme of my sister’s wedding this week was journeys. They are not 21-year olds, fresh-faced and wide-eyed. At this stage in life things have happened to them and it hasn’t always been straightforward. While things may not … Continue reading

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