Category Archives: Family

Not Winnie The Pooh But A Busy Day

I had a Monday. I’m still having it but the interesting stuff is done with and the being horizontal and tired stuff is all that’s left. Maybe with a little Netflix thrown in for good measure. Even though I woke … Continue reading

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And Heaven In A Wild Flower

I’ve had myself a nice weekend, how was yours? This is rhetorical but you could tell me if you like. Unless something really traumatic and awful happened, in which case don’t write a comment and let the whole world know, … Continue reading

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Have You Heard About That London They Have These Days?

Just pulled into Taunton station on my way to Paddington. I’m never especially sad to have left Taunton behind but there are many memories ghosting around on these platforms, most of them good ones. While a greater percentage of my … Continue reading

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Choo Choo*

Cake. Cake cake cake. Cake cake cake cake cake. Cake. This is all my mind contains today. It’s also some of what my intestines contain. Not all, that would be greedy. I ate some humble pie and a raisin as … Continue reading

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Into Darkness

I am broken. Beyond the ordinary brokenness that comes with living with two chronic health conditions, beyond any hope of redemption from platitudinous anecdotes about how Chinese pottery is most beloved when it is most broken (and, significantly, fixed), to … Continue reading

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In Which I Whinge About The Events Of The Past Year One Final Time

A year ago I was about to spend my second ever New Year’s Eve in hospital. I’d already been on the wards for nine days, having been admitted before Christmas, and I had a few days left to go before … Continue reading

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Fog Everywhere

With less than a week until a new year begins, today I somehow drove further than I have at any other point in 2018. Not from Devon to Scotland or anything so adventurous, just to North Somerset to spend a … Continue reading

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