Tag Archives: life

Book Review: The Five People You Meet In Heaven by Mitch Albom

The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom My rating: 5 of 5 stars What a superb book with which to start my reading decade! I was lucky enough to end the twenty-tens with a brilliant read, The … Continue reading

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#weekendcoffeeshare: Flutter Back

If we were having coffee, I wouldn’t be able to resist telling you how excited I am to have my poem, “Flutter Back” analysed in Alison Chisholm‘s Poetry Workshop in July’s edition of Writing Magazine. Until I attended Swanwick: The … Continue reading

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The Decamile of Life

###   See more of my poetry on my Titbits page   ### Celebrating the Life of Tony Greenfield From Chapeltown to Broomcroft Is a mere ten miles: A decamile, mas o menos. That’s not a long way, But it … Continue reading

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#weekendcoffeeshare: Celebrating my Father’s Life

If we were having coffee, I’d be sharing anecdotes with you from the remarkable life of my father, Tony Greenfield. I can assure you that you would not be bored and that you would be asking for more. On Thursday … Continue reading

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My Adoring Gardener

Oh, when can you come? To prune these sagging branches. To take away these drooping petals. To remove this browning foliage. Yet to leave these living buds, From which my honeyed bouquet Still exudes, sweetly into the air. Will you hold, till I … Continue reading

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Redundancy: New Opportunities?

When I joined ASG Technologies, almost ten years ago, I believed that I would be seeing out the rest of my working life at this great, innovative software company. Until very recently, that belief prevailed. Over the last three years … Continue reading

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All About Hinduism ~ exploring the world’s oldest religion

Re-blogging Anuradha Gupta’s “About” page. View the original post here. Lance’s Introduction I just realized that perhaps I am a Hindu! For along time, I have believed that there is a universal energy connecting everything through time and space. In … Continue reading

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Book Review – New Moon Rising

New Moon Rising by Anuradha Gupta My rating: 5 of 5 stars Sparkling Words and Beautiful Paintings Almost forty years ago, I lay on my back on a hill-top in Northern Kenya in the middle of the night. For a while, … Continue reading

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Review: Walter Minion’s Therapy

Walter Minion’s Therapy by Patrick D.T. O’Connor My rating: 5 of 5 stars Walter’s retirement leads to mental breakdown. His prescribed therapy is to sail around the world in a yacht called Therapy. As he leaves harbour, he observes his … Continue reading

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David Bowie dies of cancer at 69

Shocking! Tragic! I am deeply saddened by this news. His spirit is out there floating in space. Even if we never met him in person, he was a part of the lives of so many of us. I feel very, … Continue reading

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