Category Archives: Wednesday Words

Wednesday Words: 11 December 2013

Over the last year or two, there has been a lot of debate (not, I would add, without good cause) on the justification, cost, and effectiveness of our country’s involvement in military action. I came across these lines by Chesterton: … Continue reading

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‘Wednesday’ Words: 29 August 2013

The inverted commas are a concession to the fact that the twenty-ninth is Thursday. Publication was delayed due to (ahem) pressure of other commitments. There. Looks plausible, doesn’t it? I’ll stick to that, then… How many times have you heard … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: 21 August 2013

For ‘Wednesday Words’ this week, as hosted by Emma at Crazy With Twins, I first of all reflected a little on the way I often tend not to credit singers or ‘showbiz’ personalities with much capability for serious thought. Others … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: 14 August 2013

Anyone who, in whatever capacity, teaches others, especially adults, may care to reflect on this: “Strike a balance between what people need, what they have already achieved, and the learning opportunities you can realistically provide for them.”  – from Adult … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: 24 July 2013

A few of you know of my passion for war poetry; when I tweeted out my Silent Sunday post three days ago, I quoted: “They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old…” That was because the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: 17 July 2013

Some of you who know me here, and on Twitter, know of my passion for both poetry, and history that is brought to life. Thinking over what I might post here today for this linky, I settled on this poem, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: 3 July 2013

Once again, this is a small quote, in haste, at the end of the day! “Since the heaviest burden is to exist without living.” Victor Hugo (1802 – 1885) Translated from the French Dear fellow-bloggers: Thank you for helping me to … Continue reading

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