Now isn’t that …

… the truth. Can you let go … if not it isn’t sorted.

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Foggy …

… morning, made me smile.

Brrrrrrr at about 7am this morning.

Hello moon you beautiful thing you.

Looking up in town.

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Absolutely …

… true.

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Looking …

… up, as always.

Cloud magic.

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We went …

… to the movies. Midnight Oil 1984, I loved it, I wanted it to go on and on, watching the story of that year. Then thinking of all that came after.

An Art Deco movie theatre

An empty cinema on a Saturday night, which had ten people in it once the movie started.

A dancing man

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So today …

… I went to a memorial service for a 49 year old woman who I knew, she was a parent of students at my previous school. It was a celebration of who she was but also terribly sad. Twenty seven years married, now she was gone, mother for 17-22ish years, now she is gone, last of the theee children of her parents, now she is gone.

Towards the end of the service there was a timeline of her illness. The cancer came early in 2014, was gone by the end of the year. Then it was back in 2015 found at a regular check up. Treatment, immunotherapy… chemotherapy… then it moved … it went … it took her.

As this was being said I felt my body clench, I feel my breath now shorten as I write. If I was sitting my legs would be jigging up and down, I feel that horrible falling stomach …. at the end when we were standing about a few of us started talking about that timeline, my friend leant over and touched my arm, “You weren’t okay then were you?”

No I wasn’t, it is the fear, it sits below the surface … I thought it was not so dominating but today it consumed me … not for long but for long enough for me to remember that black fear, that is lurks and can take over.

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Looking …

… down, about and up.

Some sort of seed pod or blossom in the middle of the playground that caught my eye.

Looking down on a walk in the neighbourhood.

Looking up on the way out to get coffee.

Swirls of clouds making me smile.

And the colours of sunset.

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