Category: AdventWord

Responses to the annual Advent Word prompts supplied by https://adventword.org/en/home/

hand touching light
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AdventWord 2023: Light

Warning – nerdy ramble alert! Let’s talk about light… Light, scientifically speaking, is both weird and fundamental. Let’s take weird first. From the time of

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AdventWord 2023: Covenant

Photo by Igor Rodrigues on Unsplash Definition Covenant noun [c] a formal agreement or promise between two or more people, organisations, or countries: a formal

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Statue pondering
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AdventWord 2023: Ponder

Ponder for me… Variants of this conversation have happened so many times in my life: Person: “I am having [problem] and it’s so annoying!” Me:

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AdventWord 2023: Laughter

I think we need more love in the world. We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to

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Children gazing at stars
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AdventWord 2023: Dream

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars

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AdventWord 2023: Give

People tend to laugh at me when I describe myself as “pragmatic”. I think because the term is so often conflated with “selfish ahole”. But

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sewing threads and equipment
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AdventWord 2023: Repair

Community events… This year, I had the great pleasure of working on a national PR campaign that shone a light on community initiatives in post-lockdown

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Scrooge's third visit
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AdventWord 2023: Spirit

Scrooge’s third visitor, from Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. With Illustrations by John Leech. London: Chapman &

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computer with text saying just start
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AdventWord 2023: Begin

By definition… Begin: perform or undergo the first part of (an action or activity).”Peter had just begun a life sentence for murder” Planning to begin…

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