Monthly Archives: July 2017

If You’re Not Irish, That Isn’t Your Fault

I shall be returning to Dublin one day. A couple of days is simply not long enough to fully soak up the atmosphere or to see even the tiniest portion of what the city has to offer. That said, I … Continue reading

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In Dublin’s Fair City

So this is Dublin, and what have we done? Many things, none of them to the tune of John Lennon songs though. Walking is a thing and, oh blessed relief, the centre of this city is flat and fairly easy … Continue reading

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Hugh The Ignoramus

Ah the cities I’ve seen in the last year: London, Paris, Toledo, Detroit, Buffalo, Oxford…the list doesn’t go on and on because that’s the list right there. Until tomorrow when Dublin can be added to that list. Unless I die … Continue reading

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Air Lingers*

Excitement and anxiety can overlap. So much so that one can seem like the other. And vice versa. I’m currently just about able to separate them and recognise I’m experiencing both. Excitement because on Tuesday I am off to Dublin … Continue reading

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What A Total Bastille

It’s Bastille day, everyone, the day when Punxsutawney Bastille is shown the shadow of a guillotine and shits himself until autumn. Love those old traditions, especially the ones that aren’t even true. It’s also the day we remember the chart … Continue reading

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Toys In The Attic

I’ve come to the end of my therapy sessions, today we worked on an action plan for trying to enable me to better recognise the signs of relapse in future. So I’m totally cured now and will never be insaniac … Continue reading

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Squashed Tomatoes And Stew

What an amiable birthday. First thing this morning a huge man kicked down the front door, presented me with a cake and said “You’re a wizard, Harris” before making my cousin grow a tail. Then I went on a bicycle … Continue reading

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