Tag Archives: love

Two Becomes One #shortfiction

They stopped the wheelchair to let him look along his arbour one last time, whispering in foggy ears for him to stir. He didn’t move and they turned, saddened at his incomprehension, but letting him have a private moment.He smiled … Continue reading

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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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