Category Archives: History

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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A Trick Of Time, A Change Of Faces

The heart is a powerful organ yet infinitely fragile at the same time. My own has been pushed and pulled over the past few days courtesy of many factors: leaving behind my beloved in beautiful California to come home to … Continue reading

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Move Him Into The Sun

The morning is crisp like an unbitten apple, waxy sunshine not quite reaching down to the bones. Beneath my feet the artificially aged floorboards of a wannabe hipster cafe which is nonetheless occupied by non-hipster middle-aged spreads and mumsy mums … 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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Mother Nature’s Son

So good to have felt well enough for a little drive today. I ended up in Wellington for coffee, conversation and connection with my dear friend Rob. Oddly enough we worked out that it was exactly twenty-six years ago today … Continue reading

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So I Turn Myself To Face Me

The Diana anniversary stuff interests me in an entirely personal as well as a wider cultural sense as it reminds me that twenty years ago I was in the cusp of a huge emotional and mental breakdown which was to … Continue reading

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