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The Orchestra of My Life

He was a famous German composer. I was a young girl with an ear problem. And it didn’t matter how many Smarties I was given, I still hated having my ears syringed. The worse thing was, I really loved to play music. I played the recorder in the school assembly and took violin lessons. It […]

Will You Drink From The Same Well?

The cold howling wind seemed like it would never stop. The wood burner in the ‘summer’ cottage we had hired for the winter in a tiny village in the foothills of the French Pyrenees was simply not up to the job at hand. But we were kept warm that freezing winter by the friendships we […]

Crossing the Rubicon

‘The die has been cast!’ shouted Caesar to his men. That’s Julius Caesar I am referring to, perhaps the greatest military commander in history. He famously uttered these immortal words to his soldiers as he crossed the river Rubicon in 49BC. You see, the Rubicon was a river in Italy that traversed the country. To […]

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