Tag Archives: Peace

Happy Thanksgiving

From across the Shining Sea, I wish my dear American family and friends a Peaceful and Happy Thanksgiving.

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Lest We Forget

Escaping the clamour filling news headlines and social media lately, I stood alone in my living room this morning at eleven o’clock to observe two minute’s silence. With the television on, as Big Ben chimed, cameras caught moments throughout the … Continue reading

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Sanctuary in Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei

There is a tiny village in Normandy called Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei that is so charming, it is known officially as a ‘Most Beautiful Village of France’.  It was a privilige to spend my birthday afternoon there in September with my family ~ … Continue reading

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Back On The Slow Track

Keeping safe, keeping strong,  basking in the warmth and light of a new spring morning ~ Finding sanctuary; breathing once more in the calm. Renewal of joy, a message of peace found in the beauty of nature’s gifts to us, … Continue reading

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Christmas In All Its Glory

It’s Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year! The time of year when we think of family, hearth and home, the season of peace and goodwill, glad tidings to all men. Like so many of you, I could write … Continue reading

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