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26 January 2014


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Thank you so much for the introduction to this recording! I've just purchased it on Audible. I love your story of Mr Jones! I hope he went on to find a school where his teaching gifts were put to full use and appreciated!! As I listened to the recording I couldn't get the image of the headmistress charging down the corridor out of my mind. In retrospect, how hilarious!

Such foresight, such narrowness, all under the same roof. What a difference a good teacher can make. And much better I imagine than those educational programmes on the wireless, although I do think they taught us a certain stillness.

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Thought for life

  • The House of Breath, William Goyen
    We are the carriers of lives and legends - who knows the unseen frescoes on the private walls of the skull?

Thinking about . . .

  • Alan Watts
    The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
  • Socrates
    The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.

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