The commitment of the lark

If you have ever had the pleasure of watching a skylark launch itself and ascend ever upwards into the sky you might well have marvelled at the gusto and total commitment on display. The poem The commitment of the lark  written by Pete Armstrong brilliantly captures this moment and considers what we may draw from this […]

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Birthdays and the art of time travel

Until this weekend I’d never fully ‘got’ birthdays or understood what they really represented (other than a good excuse for a party). That all changed at 3am this Saturday morning when I was awoken by my daughter screaming. For the next hour we tended to her every need and I finally wound up holding her […]

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