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You’ve Broken My Heart

Did it mean nothing at all to you? All those years when I was your little princess? Do you regret the efforts you put in to teaching and training me, shaping and steering me? Have you erased it all from your memory? Do you deny my very existence? How can you do it? Why can […]

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Love And Adventure

When you first start out on a friendship….you never know what kind of voyage awaits. Love is an adventure. Love has been an adventure with you.

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He Was Waiting For Me

I had slept for most of the flight…waking to eat a warm vegetable pastry and sip a carton of mango juice. My neck felt stiff and I thought how wonderful it would be to have a steaming hot shower. The little aeroplane symbol was flashing just above Kent. I glanced out of the window…fields of […]

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Our Friendship

I cannot thank you enough for the precious gift of your friendship. I wish I could find something, something special, to let you know how much you mean to me. There are times it has been hard to think of words or things I could send you as a token of my feelings for you. […]

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Our Honeymonth

This is a little announcement. I am going to take a break from blogging during January. I have been moving my posts that were scheduled so that they are published after the months is over. I am not in any way bored of writing or reading posts on WordPress. It’s just that Ben and I […]

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While I Was Sleeping #9

To help me preserve my emotional health while my physical health is failing, Ben asked me to spend time… …thinking about all of the things that make me smile, make me happy. He recommended trying to think of things I can enjoy now, even though I am ill, but also things that have added meaning […]

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Your Catch

I was so young and so thin – I am not sure what you saw in me. I was swept up in every charm you were imbued with. So naive, so impressionable, so trusting – was I. Were you tempted by the vulnerability in my inexperience and immaturity? Was it really such a conquest to […]

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While I Was Sleeping #8

To help me preserve my emotional health while my physical health is failing, Ben asked me to spend time… …thinking about all of the things that make me smile, make me happy. He recommended trying to think of things I can enjoy now, even though I am ill, but also things that have added meaning […]

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The Year That Was

I realized that I had not yet started working on any kind of review of 2021. I had to ask myself – is it because I am not in the best situation right now? I decided to look back at the posts I published around a year ago: LOOKING FORWARD TO 2021 READY FOR 2021? […]

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Salon Fantasies

I have had a few dreams over the past few nights that reminded me that it is a long time since I had a hair cut. I have been dreaming about being in the chair, having a junior member of staff at the salon shampoo my hair and massage my scalp. I have been dreaming […]