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My Granny was a Lion Tamer

One of Gran’s favourite stories was the Blairgowrie lion. Blairgowrie is a small town to the north of Perth. It is very famous for being the berry capital of Great Britain. The best raspberries and strawberries in the world are … Continue reading

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Granny’s Wealth

When my grandmother moved to the Fair City of Perth, she believed that she’d arrived in some great metropolis. Any reader who knows Perth in Scotland will be puzzled by this statement, as they will know that we are speaking … Continue reading

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Inter-Faith Marriages #MondayBlogs 

Originally posted on But I Smile Anyway…:
On Saturday morning I received a message from a friend. She had forwarded a screenshot to a few of us friends, of an Instagram post from a Sikh Youth group here, supposedly educating…

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Eighteen Years!

Hard to believe It is eighteen years since my beautiful Mum died at the relatively young age of sixty-five. It was only eight weeks from when she received her diagnosis of pancreatic cancer to the day that she left us. … Continue reading

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Your Bigotry Makes Me Stronger.

Originally posted on Of Tales & Dreams:
“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” —Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of…

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#WeekendCoffeeShare: In Which a Family Holiday Almost Gets Cancelled and My Old Dog is Very Happy

If we were having coffee, I would tell you all about the string of stressful events which eventually led to the happy conclusion of my wife lying on a sunbed by the pool at the Hermes Hotel in Kefalos, Kos. … Continue reading

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Writing, Reading and Reviewing Books For Love

Originally posted on SC Skillman Author:
Compassion, respect and kindness are human qualities common to all regardless of any faith position. In this post, I’m making a plea for these three things in the online world of books. Even when readers…

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