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Oystercatchers revisited

10 years ago I went on a month long retreat in Northumberland close to the East Coast Holy Isle, Lindisfarne.  The seeds of desire for change were slowly germinating during that very cold month of January, when show fell on

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A Magical Start to the Day

As luck would have it I’m an early riser and since Stephen left I’ve got in the habit of going down for a swim about 6am. I’ve learnt that “early is best”, for seeing wildlife that is, and this morning

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Seeing with new eyes

There was a very moving story recently about a woman who had been deaf from birth. New technology had enabled her to hear again, and she was filmed at the moment of hearing the first words spoken to her. She

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The Art of Noticing

I was asked by a friend to write a short piece for the local rag, to be published during Lent, I thought I’d share the content, “noticing” the time lag since I last wrote. So after watching a stunning sunrise,

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