Category Archives: Urban life

Do you have the right app-titude?

Modern workers need to have something new: I like to call it ‘the right app-titude’. New technologies have changed many aspects of how they do their jobs, but the creation of apps (applications) and the widening use of smartphones means … Continue reading

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You are your food

The idea of your being what you eat is neither new nor unique when it comes to nutrition. I’m not going to get into a froth about organic farming. Nor am I going to get all romantic about turning urban … Continue reading

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Just a minute!

My thoughts on Lent will have to take a little pause because I’m in the midst of travelling. While I can write and fly, or be flown to be precise, I cannot share my thoughts easily without the wonderful presence … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 32)–The richness of being hand-to-mouth

A roof over my head and food on my plate. Yesterday, completely by happenstance, I got the chance to meet someone a little better. I’d just dropped my third grade daughter at the church for her regular choir practice, and was … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 22)–Happenstance

The happenstance of happiness. Did you grow up during a time when many things in your lives involved people coming to your neighbourhood to sell? Did you grow up having to go to market regularly; if not to market, then … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 15)–My garden

Watching my London garden grow. Often, I would head outside as soon as I got home to see how things had changed during the day. Taking time to check new buds, new fruit, damage done by insects or dog. Taking my … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 10)–Fares, please!

Sitting on the upper deck of a London bus. When I woke this morning, I was in a terrible state: my eyes were itching and my head was really buzzing. I had a need to do a brain dump… It … Continue reading

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