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Medical Dogs

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Olbas Oil

Psalm 22:19 But you, O Lord, do not be far away! O my help, come quickly to my aid! I’m ill! Argh! Lots of sneezing today and a bit of a warm head and an irritating right eye, but I’m not too … Continue reading

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Bubble and Squeak

Today I decided that at university this term I needed to be more healthy and have a go at cooking more. So for dinner with cabbage, spring onions, potatoes, butter, salt, pepper and a bit of flour to hand, I … Continue reading

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Censorship Poem

Challenge 3: Censorship poem. Make a poem by blacking out parts of a page of text. I wouldn’t say I’d done particularly well at this, but it was pretty difficult! It’s more of a list of words… part of this … Continue reading

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Cycling

Since my back injury I’ve been unable to get back to active sports. But released some months now from check-ups I’m free to start getting fit again and enjoy more active activities. At least for the time being I need … Continue reading

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The Value of Silence

A friend of mine from London sent me a book in October called Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith by Kathleen Norris. I’ve been dipping in and out of it since, and remembered this afternoon that she had written a … Continue reading

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Communion

Glanced to the back cover of “A Margin of Silence” to see a description of the Anglican Communion: …one of the ‘instruments of communion’ which holds Anglicans in ‘bonds of affection’… I’m afraid we haven’t seen a lot of that … Continue reading

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Yoga

I recently started attending (Iyengar) Yoga classes. Yehudi Menuhin’s introduction to Yoga was lovely to read this evening. Follow the link for it all, below is an excerpt… The practice of Yoga induces a primary sense of measure and proportion. … Continue reading

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Less Tablets

Regular readers and friends will know that I’ve been struggling a bit with illness/injury for quite a while now. I’m steadily improving, and good news from the hospital gave me the prediction that I’ll be back to “normal” in 2 … Continue reading

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Healthy Church, Healthier Me

Time for a day of quiet recovery with lots of reading today after a long week. Ahhhh… 🙂 Rowan Williams’ Silence and Honey Cakes pg 34: …one of the most obvious characteristics of the church ought to be a willingness to … Continue reading

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