Category Archives: friendship

That Was The Year That Was [Well 49 Weeks Of It Anyway]

Three weeks until 2019 shakes me warmly by the hand and, I very much hope, promises to treat me way better than 2018 has treated me. Most of this year I’ve been drowning, not waving, and it’s not easy to … Continue reading

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#9 Coffee

Do you know any humans? Awful aren’t they? They think skinny latte is important and have beards. Except the ones without beards who don’t like skinny latte. They’re awful too. Yes, even your sister. Well, I like some humans. The … Continue reading

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Cave Of Shadows

Eight days on from the news of my father’s death I find myself in uncharted waters. As I grapple with the need to forgive a ghost and lay some of my own ghosts to rest I am barely held together … Continue reading

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Oh Bloody Hell

Oh dear. Wednesday began with a big old nosebleed. Amazing how much blood a nose keeps inside itself. What does it need all that blood for? Apart from to make dark, crusty bogeys in winter, of course. I’ve probably got … Continue reading

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How To Shoot A Breeze

I have humaned. I spent time being human today, in the fine, fine company of Adam (king of kings), and I succeeded at the humaning for several consecutive hours. Bright shiny sky weather invited us to eat foodstuffs down by … Continue reading

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The Sleep Of Unreason

Much sleep is a good thing. Bad dreams are not so helpful. I don’t have nightmares, as such (only had about five genuine nightmares since I was a child) but I can have dreams that disturb or disorientate me when … Continue reading

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This Is This

The city streets were busy today, so much so that I couldn’t last more than an hour in the centre before having to head home and sit in silence. As well as overwhelmed, I felt lonely in the crowd. And … Continue reading

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