Tag Archives: love

Green And Pleasant

After a short spell in the suburban desert of North Surrey, I was lucky enough to live in the depths of the New Forest, which, for those of you not familiar with the intimate details of England is one hundred … Continue reading

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A Dog? You Want A Dog?

The Le Pard home, circa 2002 comprised four humans of various sizes, sexes and sophistications, two cats, two tortoises, the last survivors of a tropical fish experiment and a dozen whistling cockroaches. In considering the decision-making structure that existed back … Continue reading

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Um… love?

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Laughter…

…. Is the shortest distance between two people – Victor Borge … Is an instant vacation – Milton Berle … Is the best medicine – anon Yep, I can vouchsafe all of those. It’s the glue in my best friendship. … Continue reading

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Sonnet Saturday (4)

This week’s post is on the subject of marriage and there is only one place to start: sonnet 116 by that nifty sonnetista, Will ‘The Bardman’ Shakespeare. SONNET 116 Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. … Continue reading

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