Author Archives: Hypatia

The news and other events…

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July 2017…one hundred years ago….

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June did not rid the world of May…

So the month shifted from May to June, but the surprise General Election did not clear the political slate, nor did it provide the Prime Minister with the strong mandate she desired to pull the UK through the Brexit process….May … Continue reading

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May ends…how will June greet May?

So there’s a riddle to close the month…

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Spring….Garden Notebook

Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough, And stands about the woodland ride Wearing white for Eastertide.   Now, of my threescore years and ten, Twenty will not come again, And take from seventy … Continue reading

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What is home?

Many thoughts to compose…on its way!

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Batter before the fast…history delivered via a simple recipe

Mix a pancake Stir a pancake Pop it in the pan. Fry the pancake, Toss the pancake, Catch it if you can!   A late Easter means “Pancake Day” doesn’t clash with Valentine’s…pancakes supplying a moveable feast which always seem … Continue reading

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Progress…the horror and sadness finding out it was never real

Where is the world now? As I read the news and watch yet another horror unfold, the bloody sandwiched between political lunacy, my mind automatically retrieves memories of growing up as a child desperate to understand the world; the idea … Continue reading

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So hope for a great sea change on the far side of revenge…

EXTRACT from “The Cure At Troy” by  Seamus Heaney “Human beings suffer, They torture one another, They get hurt and get hard. No poem or play or song Can fully right a wrong Inflicted and endured.   The innocent in … Continue reading

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Animals for the Advent calendar: The Donkey

When fishes flew and forests walked And figs grew upon thorn, Some moment when the moon was blood Then surely I was born.   With monstrous head and sickening cry And ears like errant wings, The devil’s walking parody On … Continue reading

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