Monthly Archives: May 2014

When Treasure Becomes Trash

The Oxford Dictionary defines ‘obsolete’ as ‘No longer produced or used; out of date’. Why is it that something that was once so precious, become valueless? I follow what I think is a really cool Twitter account ‘Abandoned’ @AbandonedPics which … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens is one of my all-time favourite books. The words and imagery captivated me from the start with the best opening line ever: “It was the best of times, it was the worst … Continue reading

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Yom Hazikaron: Memorial Day

The Young Dead Soldiers Do Not Speak by Archibald MacLeish The young dead soldiers do not speak. Nevertheless, they are heard in the still houses: who has not heard them? They have a silence that speaks for them at night … Continue reading

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If I didn’t believe – my head would explode

Humans need to believe … if they didn’t believe, they wouldn’t make it through to the end of each day, let alone get up in the morning, as we would be cloaked in perpetual terror. We believe that we will … Continue reading

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