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The roaming begins

“Like small gods, children formed their miniature worlds out of clay, or even just words. To them, the truth was never simple.” “In childhood, Lib remembered, family seemed as necessary and inescapable as a ring of mountains. One never imagined that as the decades went by, one might drift into an unbounded country. It struck […]

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My top 5 Favourite books, read in 2016

Aha, you caught me straying from my once-a-week only-on-Mondays post. I thought I’d slot this in as a little extra FYI. Although I do keep up my comments (as a sort of review) on Goodreads, I often forget to at least mention some of my favourite books here for you. Feel free to catch up […]

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Observe and Revel

Let’s revel in our numbered days on a turning earth. I’ve always been an observer. Even as a little girl I remember paying very close attention to my environment, whether it was the details on a blanket; how threads are woven together in cloth; how raindrops seem to simply roll on smooth surfaces; how insects […]

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Leave an imprint

“I hadn’t realized that music could unlock things in you, could transport you to somewhere even the composer hadn’t predicted. It left an imprint in the air around you, as if you carried its remnants with you when you went.” Jojo Moyes, Me Before You What a surprise I got and want to share with you. […]

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Fall Potpourri

Currently . . . Missing these two so much. Though still enjoying autumn. Practicing each day and filling our home with music. Reading — some novels are really engaging; others not so much (details below). Still knitting away on my Antler pullover (didn’t knit for over 2 weeks while we were away). We’ve been busy […]

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