Monthly Archives: November 2010

Friday, 27th November, 2010.

The Past Is A Foreign Country I do not know if my childhood was filled with black-and-white photographs.   They were there, of course:  members of my close-knit Family sitting in a pose for the photographer at Jerome’s studio in Worcester … Continue reading

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Sunday, 21st November, 2010.

A Week Into November The sullen oaks mourn for their lost leaves.   They give no pleasure-dome above me now. The fieldfares are here, seemingly finding foraged food under a greyed sun which, through the sky-covering dome of cloud, resembles a … Continue reading

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Saturday, 6th November, 2010.

That this Autumn has been the most beautifully colourful for many a long year has been my theme for some weeks now.   I’m not alone in thinking this way.   Apart from Rosie, other friends feel just the same. I try … Continue reading

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Thursday, 4th November, 2010.

Well, it is my plan to slow down (anyone remember Joyce Grenfell’s poem ‘Slow Down’?) and take things as they come.   It really makes sound common sense:  the plan as well as the poem. However, I need to be aware … Continue reading

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Monday, 1st November, 2010.

A pinch and a punch for the First of the Month – and the punch came far gentler than I would have expected.   That was thanks to our Liz, who broke a big bit of Family news in such a … Continue reading

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