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A glorious September morning

My daughter had asked me if I could drive her to school yesterday, as a treat for her birthday. Being on annual leave, it gave me the opportunity to treat myself as well. Over the past six weeks, I had … Continue reading

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Changing perspectives

I grew up in an industrial part of England, where the train line from where I lived to the main town in the region ran through steel and petrochemical works. It was never a pretty sight and I generally felt … Continue reading

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Like the new view?

On Thursday morning, my neighbour came rushing in to let me know that the silver birches were coming down. So, at half eight this morning, the saws started and within an hour the trees were mere stumps.    I’ve got … Continue reading

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