Tag: War

  • Newspaper Scandal

    Newspaper Scandal

    Feature Photo by abolfazl shaker – Upsplash.com. Newspaper Scandal It’s seven, giving me an hour before hitting the trail to my factory. during this time of the day, I’m alone, quiet, my local newspaper lying on the twelve-seater table in the breakfast room. A crackling log fire burning, the smell of Canadian Pine from the […]

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  • Lockdown!

    Lockdown!

    Our President placed this country under lockdown as at midnight on Thursday, March 26th. 2020. And this was my take on the issue at that time: The Family Scene My immediate family, of which I am the oldest, consists of two children and five grandchildren. specifically, the family live in five different homes within a […]

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  • ‘Tanamera’ – By Noel Barber

    ‘Tanamera’ – By Noel Barber

    Book Review: ‘Tanamera’ – Noel Barber First Published in The United Kingdom in 1981. Who should read this book?

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  • Lockdown!

    Lockdown!

    Our President placed this country under lockdown as at midnight on Thursday, March 26th. 2020. And this was my take on the issue at that time: I am the oldest member of my immediate family, which consists of two children and five grandchildren, living in five different homes within a twenty five kilometer radius of […]

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  • The Speech

      The president stood, flanked by high ranking military officers on the raised deck. A little to one side stood a young Marine, who held the Medal of Honor with the two loose ends of a blue ribband. It was a warm day in Washington DC, there might have been, at the very least, two […]

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  • A Letter to the Younger Me – Part One

    A Letter to the Younger Me – Part One

        Who hears the cry of the child within and does not feel their pain. Does not feel their loneliness? Who hears the cry of the child within and does not sense their abandonment. Does not feel their longing for tenderness, understanding?

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  • The Kite Runner

    The Kite Runner

    A Novel by Khaled Hosseini – Book review by sirpeterjamesdotcom. Khaled Hosseini is an Afghan-born American novelist and physician. After graduating from college, he worked as a doctor in California. The Kite Runner became a bestseller after being printed in paperback and was popularized in book clubs. It was a number one New York Times bestseller for two […]

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  • Sir Peter James a Knight of Old

    Ode in honor of all those who war with demons of substance addiction to rescue their fellow humans, before these seek the solace of their own deaths.

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  • Where My Heart Used To Beat

    By Sebastian Faulks   – a book Review “Dark House by which once more I stand, here in the long unlovely street, doors, where my heart used to beat so quickly, waiting for a hand….” ‘In Memoriam’. By Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

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  • Saint Pinard

        Saint Pinard I recall some years ago a conversation I had with a French family, concerning my origins. At the time it raised much mirth among them resulting in the only member of the family, who could speak English, confiding in me. “Peter” he said, “This name, Pinard is a beet of a […]

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