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Lost Property

As the mother of a child in primary school, I frequently find myself engaged in the exercise of searching for lost hats, bags and drink bottles. Sometimes I meet other mums looking for stuff. We get there early and rifle through the overflowing boxes, shaking our heads in despair and exchanging knowing smiles. I search each musty lost property box thoroughly, each time g...

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The Cross

A poem about the cross...

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Little Things

to-do-list

Picking up a script, dropping off a violin, meeting with a tradesperson to fix a stove, restocking a fridge, ordering a new book for piano lessons, sorting laundry, checking the mailbox, putting petrol in the tank, posting cards and buying bread and milk. These are all examples of necessities that filled some of my ordinary day this week. If I didn't do these tasks, they...

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