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Like ripples on a pond

As someone who spends a lot of time turning over pebbles on walks, I also spend a fair amount of time skimming them on lakes. Actually, trying to skim them would be a more accurate description of my activity. Anyhow, I’ve … Continue reading

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Doing the two-step

I asked a friend going through a tough time at work how his day had been, whether he felt like he was keeping his head above water. ‘Yes,’ he answered ‘but the tide’s still coming in.’ We’ve probably all felt … Continue reading

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Carrying too much?

When I was a child, there was a TV programme called ‘Crackerjack’, the highlight of which was a quiz where children were picked from the audience and were handed a prize for a correct answer or a cabbage for an … Continue reading

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