Monthly Archives: December 2012

My Fathers of the Year

It’s New Year’s Eve: the night of the year which highlights more than any other the gulf that exists between the lives of those who have been blessed with children and the lives of those who have been blessed with … Continue reading

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Scapegoat’s Cheese

I’ve got an idea for a movie. But it requires some background. The idea combines the circumstances I currently find myself in (ie having a newborn and a toddler) and the concept of scapegoating, which I’ve been thinking a lot … Continue reading

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The King of Perpetual Motion

I just had a look at my WordPress dashboard (that’s what they call the page which has all your stats, and lists your posts etc etc) and I noticed the strangest thing. The week before I wrote my most recent … Continue reading

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The King of June

One positive thing about often being awake in the middle of the night is that you have the opportunity to observe your own thought processes at their most fluid and haphazard. Here’s an example from the other night. It began with … Continue reading

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Summertime

It’s been a while since I shared a musical post. Today is actually the first day that I have opened up the trusty old Garageband since Kit Kat was born. It was fun. I came across a track that I … Continue reading

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Mindfulness

I thought I might continue my theme of spiritual exercises for parents of newborns with a little post on meditation, based on a great podcast I just listened to on different forms of meditation (both secular and spiritual), from which … Continue reading

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