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Quote of the Week – G K Chesterton

  Here is the first of the Christmas quotes from A Child of the Snows by G K Chesterton. Never we know but in sleet and in snow, The place where the great fires are, That in the midst of the earth is a raging mirth And the heart of the earth is a star.… Continue reading Quote of the Week – G K Chesterton

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Quote of the week – He had a sort of look

Here's a random shot of a Norwich alley to accompany a random quote; they only go together in so much as I took the photo yesterday and was reading the poem this morning in the bath. Tomorrow I will start my December reading of a book of poems called "Christmas Please" and the next four… Continue reading Quote of the week – He had a sort of look

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Quote of the week – Robert Frost

  I was recently reminded of a line by the American poet Robert Frost, 'Good fences make good neighbours', then I had to go and search out the poem which is, of course, the marvellous "Mending Wall". I am pretty sure I first read this poem at school. My favourite part is: He only says… Continue reading Quote of the week – Robert Frost