Monthly Archives: July 2007

Free ramblings on decorum

My mind is always wandering and full of ideas – fruitful and useless. One of the excercises in my writing course was called Free Writing – I must write three pages without pausing or reviewing. This I found very difficult … Continue reading

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And it’s goodbye from me

This non-stop writing is hard work. I keep wanting to get sidetracked into other things, like ridding my PDA dictionary of some of the silly words I have accidentally typed: them;they among them;they ! The GNER Mallard 225 is a … Continue reading

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Random typing

This non-stop writing is hard work. I keep wanting to get sidetracked into other things, like ridding my PDA dictionary of some of the silly words I have accidentally typed: them;they among them;they ! The GNER Mallard 225 is a … Continue reading

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Off the cuff on the rails

Steven TurnerThe train is now in Newcastle station and I see on the carriage opposite that I am on the Route of the Flying Scotsman. Around 100 years ago (i would need to check the exact date) the London and … Continue reading

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It’s not about me – honest!

I'm reading the chapter "Marriage and family counseling" by Ronald E Hawkins in Totally Sufficient edited by Ed Hinson & Howard Eyrich. His diagnosis of the main problem in most marriages is selfishness coupled with an unwillingness to repent or … Continue reading

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Heralding the Good News

It was great to be at the Commissioning for the Heralds of Good News last Saturday. To see thirty people dedicating the rest of their lives to proclaiming the gospel should give us all encouragement. I remember our commissioning on … Continue reading

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Isolation

Our electricity has gone off tonight for the second time in as many weeks.Last time the blackout covered a large section of hawick – tonight it'sonly our street. I remember the sense of shared suffering – or more honestly a … Continue reading

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