Tag Archives: marriage

The Hand That Guides

For many years, the Textiliste and I have taken dance classes; we have a system that involves her ensuring I stay on the beat while I manage the steps. Like marriage, it’s all in the compromises… Your consoling hand sits … Continue reading

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Perfectly Adequate

Someone asked me what I was good at at school and I had to think. I did okay at school, had my moments in both history and maths but I never succeeded so well as to be top of the … Continue reading

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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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Top Cat

Lisa Reiter’s latest prompt is Bite Size Memoir “10 out of 10″ We have to write a memoire around something we, or someone, has excelled at – at which someone has excelled – as you can already see, it won’t be … 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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