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Pools Of Sorrow

Sometimes a powerful wave of sad-flavoured loneliness engulfs my being and leaves me washed up on the bedraggled sands of an isolated cove. Metaphor, obviously, but the sadness, loneliness and being engulfed part is true. It comes out of the … Continue reading

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Dragon George

Let’s celebrate St. George’s day by also not being British, possibly not existing and definitely not fighting any dragons because they definitely don’t exist. Although I guess the perfect person to fight a non-existent dragon is a fictitious saint because … Continue reading

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The Tale Of Sir Ouchalot

Naughty sun, being all warm and bright and Springy, making me feel like I’m wasting the day if I lie in bed with my ouchy body so I get up, make with the body washing and put myself in town. … Continue reading

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MarvellousSuperSmashingGreat

Good. Adjectival meaning, well, good. But in a sort of muted, apologetic, questioning way. As in ‘so that’s…good…isn’t it?’ “Yes, your house did burn to the ground but you weren’t inside it and you didn’t burn too so that’s good, … Continue reading

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No Adjective Thursday

Seven o’clock this morning consciousness sidled up to me and whispered something in my ear. Nothing profound, nothing saucy, just one word. More of a sound, really. “Ow!” it said, for yesterday had been a physio day and consciousness didn’t … Continue reading

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Dr. No Parking

Thousands of screaming blades of grass give off such a nostalgic aroma as they’re cut. Not nostalgic to them, I’m sure, because they’re too busy being traumatised by motorised death, but nostalgic to me because I’ve never been traumatised by … Continue reading

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Paris Je T’aime

It’s sad to see the photos and footage of Notre Dame in flames. While it’s not my favourite Parisian centre of worship – that would be le Sacré Coeur – it is an amazing testament to nearly nine hundred years … Continue reading

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