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Death, dying and a bit more misery for good measure!

It's been a heavy day. I'm ploughing on with my dissertation which is about whether contemporary photography can help us deal with the prospect of death.   Today I'm almost through with Chapter 2 - which tracks the history of postmortem photography, traditions of mourning, right up to the photographic shrines that were documented after the 9/11 tragedy.   I'm tired.. death has permeated my cells today (it feels like it anyhow) and then, the postman arrived.   Ohhhh I jumped up and ran, it could

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A completely random, insane song...

I have to share this... it's the Egg song.   My youngest witchlet sings this.. it's addictive and let me tell you, it works its way into your brain and won't let you feel miserable whilst you're singing it.  

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Mans Best Friend.....

There are some people who seem to have been put on this earth who I believe to be living angels. My friend, Anne is one of these people. She rescues dogs. She does not run a rescue centre, but she rehabilitates and saves dogs that have been so badly damaged that they are often unable to be rehomed to ?normal? families. We went and visited Anne this weekend ? she?s been a friend of mine for over two years but we?ve never physically met ? just conversed via the phone or email. She?s helped me en

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A huge sigh of relief..

I'm so relieved.. the last few days have been a frenzy of activity, finishing off my final piece for this art assessment (and being extra nice to the guy in the print dept to make sure it gets done properly!), writing a statement of intent, finishing a draft dissertation plan and making sure that my log book is heaving with enough related research and info..   I seriously get to a point where I can read and re-read my work and totally NOT see the mistakes and typos.   Tonight I'm feeling worn ou

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Can it get any colder?????

Today it's freezing. By nature I'm a bit of a chilly mortal (don't like extreme heat either) so that makes me a bit of a weather whinger I reckon! (mostly whinge to myself, and risk looking like a madwoman wandering down the road, tutting at the sky)..anyway.. I digress..   I woke this morning and looked out of our bedroom window and saw by our stone Buddha, a little tiny bluetit... clinging on to a rose bush. I immediately thought how upbeat he looked.. all twittery and busy..   Above him, sit

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First blogging post..

Well, it's 2nd Jan 09 and my first blogging post on TW. I had no idea there was a blogging option on here to be honest (I'm doomed.. I shall never stop rambling now..:))   I'm stressed right now - positive, but stressed. Deadlines are looming at college and approaching at a fast rate plus I've had my interview date sent for a new University place in September 2009 and I'm quaking in my boots to be honest, the whole interview process sounds like a full-on experience.   I'm hoping to do my PGCE th

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