Monthly Archives: April 2011


‘It’s not how much you know that’s important, it’s how much you love’. St Teresa of Avila Advertisements

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“No, there was no hurricane that swept across the stage, there were just … people performing who moved differently then I knew and who moved me as I had never been moved before. After only a few moments I had … Continue reading

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Sex and my Re-Education

This week my 13-year-old daughter watched The Sex Education Show……….. 3 days later after watching Glee together, this aroused an interesting and sensitive conversation between us, prompted by her.  She is a bright and socially confident young person, and far … Continue reading

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2 perfect songs by Damien Rice & Lisa Hannigan

For the unjustly condemned.  For Love.

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The bad silence is like waiting idle for repose No response, no repose My too honest words leave me naked, exposed A failing of my nature, my Love. I pray one day I smile, that my great silence, be not … Continue reading

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Poverty & Arthur Miller’s ‘A View From The Bridge’

Last night I saw a poignant and staggeringly sad production of Arthur Miller’s 1955 play A View From The Bridge, at Colchester’s  Mercury Theatre.  I left the theatre feeling bereft. A performance The West End would have been proud to … Continue reading

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St Francis de Sales + Madeleine Peyroux……. Dance me to the end of Lent

I have recently read St Francis de Sales an introduction to a devout life.  Where for once, a religious, is spiritually guiding a young woman.  It is an affectionate book, if there can be such a book.  It has a … Continue reading

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