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There I plant my foot


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Here’s another excerpt from a different classic, Jane Eyre, which I was reminded of by yesterday’s excerpt from Adam Bede. This is Rochester urging Jane to be his mistress (while the lunatic wife Jane has just learnt of remains locked away), and Jane’s ensuing struggle: … Is it better to drive a fellow-creature to despair

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Another day and raising a smoked glass


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I am going to break my own rule and diarise again I think, because yesterday afternoon I did something I have never done before – and that was meet my friend Cath after work to go kayaking in Canada Bay! You might think that this sounds like a lovely afternoon, and it certainly was –

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Waiting?


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I said in my blurb that now puzzles me, and so it does. And I chaff against the seeming inactivity in some spheres in life. But, I was flicking through an old printed “omer of manna” (actually it’s a diary with “the deeply unfortunate doings of an ill-fated life” printed on the front cover –

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