Art

A sixteen-year-old mystery solved


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I forgot to inform blog world that three months or so ago, a sixteen-year-old mystery that readers were involved in was solved. Back in 2012 I posted a dodgy youtube video of a recording from my time at L’Abri in Switzerland, which I’d also uploaded to youtube asking anyone who knew the piece of music

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Art, Life

Weekend fun and games


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So, last week saw me out Tuesday through to Friday night, then I had one house guest Friday night and another Saturday night. It’s all very good but leaves precious little time for thinking, reading, writing posts, staring into space … I have found myself ‘hanging’ of late, rather unexpectedly, with a bunch of people

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Poetry

The ultima Thule


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I had book club at my house Friday night. The deal is that when you host you get to choose the book. I always feel a certain amount of angst over this because I feel like my book choices are eccentric, but I chose The Course of Love by Alain de Botton. The truth is

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Poetry

Faint, yet pursuing


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Oh, the best laid plans and all … I actually had a silly drama getting to that bush walk on Saturday, which I mostly created myself, such that I missed the first two kilometres of it, and I was going to write what would probably have turned into a long story, but in the end

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Creation

When I in awesome wonder …


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I spent the day bushwalking in Bungonia National Park yesterday. The gorge was so ‘majestical’, as one of the guys on the walk would say, you couldn’t help but marvel at God. ‘When I look down, from lofty mountain grandeur …’ (I’m quoting from one of my favourite hymns, How Great Thou Art, if you

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