Monthly Archives: November 2011

Becoming a teacher

I can’t actually pinpoint when I realized I was becoming a teacher. I know my old headmaster at school suggested the career, but the thought of reiterating the teachers I had experienced turned my stomach. No, I’m not like them, … Continue reading

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Grave memories 4 – mouth cancer

Eva had been complaining of pain in the mouth for months. The pain simply did not go away. I could see nothing, nor could Eva, when she used an intricate series of mirrors. Our family doctor sent Eva to the … Continue reading

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A year’s post

It’s one year ago since I started this blog. Curious that it happens to be November 11. A year ago I looked back fleetingly to Armentières from the First World War (I had recently passed through the small town in … Continue reading

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