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Rose Humphrey
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17 out of 16 aint bad!
Like most things it began as a 'good idea' , and migrated to  being 'a very good idea'.  In the cold light of dawn (well 8am) on a wet May Day Bank Holiday Monday, it had developed to being a 'we must be bonkers' sort of idea, as we set off - destination Ox...

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One Ordinary Church, Fifteen Extraordinary People
A modern building sits uneasily in the middle of a 1950's council estate. A six-sided shape, complete with stainless steel spire, amidst the regulation rectangles of semi-detached and town houses. Its bricks redder, windows taller and thinner.  The hall adj...

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No longer the parent of a child
As midnight struck at the end of Tuesday, my role as parent of a child changed, for my daughter has reached her eighteenth birthday. When my daughter was born, I fondly imagined that her birthdays would be marked by joyous gatherings and great jubilations, ...

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Footlose
"They are for a very important occasion"  the KHT advises the sales assistant. "Ooh, are you going to a wedding?" she enquires brightly. "No." The KHT pauses for dramatic effect, "A funeral!" A lady the KHT knew through attending college, has sadly passed a...

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It Isn't Supposed To Be Like This!
It isn't supposed to be like this...but I am not complaining! A cursory glance at this ecclesiastical snapshot and you may have assumed that it was taken in the summer, but look again and you can see the winter bare branches of trees.  For this picture was ...

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Window shopping
The KHT does not like new clothes. She prefers the familiar. The safe. The ones that help her to look like the KHT. Any new items introduced into her wardrobe are by careful diplomatic negotiation.  No good buying too many, they will NOT get worn.  For exam...

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I should be in bed
Outside, unseen, the world is imperceptibly turning white, as the frost silently breathes a crystalized coating over any surface it can reach.  Mystical lines appear of the surface of the pond. #Ishouldbeinbed In the kitchen the dishwasher begins its baptis...

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Happy New Year.  2016 - infamous for apparent consumption of celebrities, has been replaced by 2017.  This 'new' year does not yet roll comfortably off the tongue. It is the name of a new acquaintance - whose existence I have been aware of, but until now no...
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