Singleness

Faith, Singleness

A reminder


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I am fairly certain that were I actually in a relationship I would not care at all for Valentine’s Day and consider it contrived nonsense (some of the cards though! – the fun that could be had). However, when you’re single it can be something of a slap in the face wherever you go. There’s

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Books, Life, Singleness, Uncategorized

Into a New Year


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Apologies the radio silence. I have just returned to work this week after three weeks of leave, which were not especially noteworthy. I stayed home and did a lot of DIY projects, so many in fact that I’ll make a post out of those for readers who like the chalk-painting exploits. I also spent a

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Art, Faith, Music, Poetry, Singleness

All existence is a long advent


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I’ve written of life as a ‘long defeat’ in the past but maybe a ‘long advent’ is the other side. Here are a few links from the web. A great post on why Christmas is precisely for those who hate it most: In the irony of all ironies, Christmas is for those who will find

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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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