Monthly Archives: August 2015

The French Revolution and The Enlightenment

I’m hoping to do a series of posts on the causes of the French Revolution. Here is the first cause I have chosen – the Enlightenment. The Enlightenment, which was also known as the Age of Reason, challenged many established … Continue reading

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Hills

I wasn’t sure what to write about but then I saw the above picture. It reminded me that I had climbed up some pretty big hills recently. I’m talking about physically and emotionally. The physical hills wore me out. Some had … Continue reading

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A Broken Image

I was reflecting the other night on how quickly my ideas about a person I know can change. I was thinking in terms of reality TV and generally it takes just one word (spelt like this: #”!@*), even if it … Continue reading

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The Other Fish

I was reflecting the other day on the word ‘selfish’ and I was struck with how if you split the word in half, you could get two words – ‘self’ and ‘fish’. In some ways, the combination of words seems quite … Continue reading

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Why I Read

I read for many reasons. I don’t really remember a time where I didn’t read. As a passenger, regardless of the mode of transport, I was often found with my nose in a book. I’ve read from virtually every genre … Continue reading

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