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Bedside reading snapshot

Every now and again I have to do a cull as the piles of books by my bed topple over and I can’t fit a cup of tea there. (This is partly the reason why I have a couple of … Continue reading

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DECOLONISING THE ENGLISH FACULTY: AN OPEN LETTER

Originally posted on Fly.:
SIGN THE OPEN LETTER HERE The following letter is the result of a meeting that took place amongst students about the need for the faculty to decolonize its reading lists and incorporate postcolonial thought alongside its…

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Paradise Lost 2: Written in the Heart

Originally posted on readerjanedavis:
? Front Garden early morning 27 August Last Sunday I started my online reading of Paradise Lost in honor of Milton’s Cottage celebratory reading aloud  of the whole poem – which they undertook in order to…

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The ten best things in the world No. 5

I have included this next topic as ‘inessential’, as wacky or non-serious. It could go down as either. Take friendship too seriously, and it disappears in its own intensity. Friendship is about connections that last – chance encounters that lead … Continue reading

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My Ten Best Things in all the world No. 4

During the school holidays (I’m a teacher, okay?) I have a daily quandary – do I grind some beans and make myself my second hot drink of the day, the first being always a decaf tea, OR do I pop … Continue reading

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About Time

It’s about time I came back to the blogosphere.  I reflected yesterday, early in the morning, that I had the opportunity over the next three months or so to work on my writing more. Even that opening paragraph shows this.  … Continue reading

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Luke 9

Luke 9 the Reading Just read this one through, and I’m struck by what David Pawson said about Luke, that it is the most loved of the gospels, but the least read (about 3 mins in).  For example, I am very … Continue reading

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More awesome

Get a load of Psalm 68: A father of the fatherless… You have ascended on high.. Blessed be the Lord who daily loads us with benefits… Strengthen, O God, what You have done for us… O God, You are more … Continue reading

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Looking for Luke 2

Our hearts cannot be bitter, harsh, hardened or divided… Continue reading

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Looking for Luke

something of worth, the more distinct and rarefied and precious it is? Continue reading

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