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Memory Exercising

Photo from Angela Hewitt’s annual Trasimeno music festival.  Loving classical music I combine the passion with training my brain to remember things. Before I got to know and appreciate classical music I unconsciously did the same memory game as a teenager. What did I hear and which band was playing? The Beach Boys? The Kinks or the Animals? The Doors […]

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Running Half Marathons

My links: New York Road Runners – http://www.nyrr.org Goteborgsvarvet – http://www.goteborgsvarvet.se/en London Parks Foundation Half Marathon – https://royalparkshalf.com BMW Berlin Half Marathon – http://www.vattenfall-berliner-halbmarathon.de/en   Ten years ago my daughter asked me to start running with her. The experience I had with running was exhaustion and losing my breath. I gave it a chance, pleased by her suggestion. I had never competed either. I […]

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Obtainable Beauty

As I am always looking at mothers and their babies I saw a mother walking with her child in a push chair. The mother was walking in an awkward way, bent forward like a triangle. It really wasn’t a sight of beauty. My thoughts went back to the many occasions in public schools where I as a health visitor taught […]

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The Last Rose of Summer

Six years ago my beloved mother died in October. What I had feared as a child just happened. She said every autumn, that she had taken “the last Rose of the summer” from the garden. She was a rose herself. Always thinking about us her children and keeping her correspondence with many people all over family and friends. If she didn’t […]

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