Category Archives: Culture

A Hunger Artist

Carry on coughing. All the way the the coffin. Alternate that with sleep which ends whenever sweating becomes too uncomfortable or the dreams of Doctor Who stuff (which I love) are interrupted by anxiety shit about losing my car or … Continue reading

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Vain Lines Dawdling

Some believe that travel changes a person, that faraway sights and starry nights on distant shores can imbue pieces of the world itself into the soul to forever bind human and planet together like tree-trunk and ivy. If this were … Continue reading

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From The Redwood Forest…

We avoided the ugly excesses of Black Friday yesterday and indulged in Back To Nature Saturday today by heading for Big Sur. And it is quite big, in case you wondered. Very tricky to find the spot where Kerouac took … Continue reading

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Buggering Cocknobs

I’ve been having a lousy week. Last Friday I had to start another course of antibiotics to try to find off a painful and debilitating chest flare-up. Same old, same old, but the timing sucks – the course is only … Continue reading

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Weinstein: The Tip Of A Gigantic Cultural Iceberg

The last few days have seen a hell of a lot of people use social media as a platform to stand against Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood movie shit, who has been accused of multiple cases of sexual assault and of … Continue reading

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Now Is The Time To Make Justice A Reality For All Of God’s Children

My body and my heart are at odds with one another. My body is furious with me for driving up to Manchester yesterday, spending the evening with my son, having a meal and chatting about many things, going for coffee … Continue reading

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Such A Strange Vibration

This must be said in hushed tones: I’m slowly getting back to normal after my recent flare-up. No don’t say it any louder lest the gods of cuntery hear you and decide I need to continue to feel like a … Continue reading

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