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The secret self

Posted by Simon Parke, 1 Apr 2015

Teilhard de Chardin, in ‘The Divine Milieu’, describes how he set out to discover his secret self.

He wished to go to the deep place from which his power of action emanated…

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The mask

Posted by Simon Parke, 30 Mar 2015

‘We prepare a face to meet the faces that we meet.’ TS Eliot

It was long ago and I don’t remember well.

You don’t remember those early times, do you? Just live with the baggage - and for me it was the mask…

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When Jeremy Clarkson leaves

Posted by Simon Parke, 26 Mar 2015

Jeremy Clarkson is a wonderful image of the human personality.

Clever, funny, knowledgeable, rude - perfectly designed to get where he has done in his chosen mediums of word and TV.

Cash, success, adoration - he’s bloody brilliant, a national treasure!..

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Cover of A Director's Cut

Set in the seaside town of Stormhaven, the third Abbot Peter mystery, A Director’s Cut, opens the curtain on a dark tale of murder and revenge in theatreland. Abbot Peter and his niece DI Tamsin Shah, are drawn like lambs to the slaughter into the grievance behind the greasepaint and a rage behind the stage.
 
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