Category Archives: Mary’s Blogs

Rain Dancing

We’ve all made excuses for not doing something at some time or another. You know the sort of thing, ‘The dog ate my homework’, ‘I had other, more pressing issues to deal with’, ‘It was too hot/cold’, etc., etc. I … Continue reading

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David Williams

I’d like to tell you about a man I knew for some twenty years, yet knew not at all until his coffin stood before a small gathering in Ipswich.  His funeral was an intimate affair, attended only by his family … Continue reading

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A Path Paved with Good Intentions

I last posted almost a month ago and the guilt stings like a paper cut. I know I should post at least once a week – once a fortnight, even – but life gets in the way. My Grandfather’s words … Continue reading

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Ice Cold in Alex

Remember that old WWII black-and-white drama, Ice Cold in Alex,  starring the great Alec Guinness clawing his way through the North African desert, dreaming of an ice-cold beer in Alexandria? What a film! Not so long ago necessary journeys from … Continue reading

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Warwickshire History

You don’t have to look very hard to find history in England. It hits you in the face as you meander along the lanes or pass through tiny villages. It’s the buildings that hold the biggest surprises though, and there’s no … Continue reading

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