Category Archives: Language

Hey Arnolds

White-grey clouds have dappled across the sky, allowing a sense of light, if not heat, to filter down and through to the creatures who skitter around on the surface of our miraculously unlikely planet. As I am one of those … Continue reading

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Hopstical#4

Managing to get enough sleep in hopstical is a big deal. I’ve not had enough all the time I’ve been here but last night I got almost seven hours in two chunks. Ooh the luxury of not having a shouty, … Continue reading

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Encore Une Fois

Je suis fatigué. Which is French for ‘slightly misspelt, tired Jesus’. No, not Jesus: me. I’m the fatigued one. Because, you know, buying groceries is exhausting and requires an entire day of recovery. If you’re rubbish. Which I am. Pizza … Continue reading

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Bed Piece

Something I was unaware of until yesterday is that the atrium of capitalism which sits at the front of Paddington Station and which I have always previously avoided offers coffee drinking facilities and quite a lot of armchairs in which … Continue reading

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I Don’t Think Boromir Knows About Second Brexits

Monday morning in the capital of this is England. My hotel room was hot and I did not sleep too well but I didn’t die either so I’m taking this as a positive and hoping London doesn’t hate me quite … Continue reading

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Not Much Call For It?

The cheese wheel of time is best understood with crackers. I’m sorry, I mean it is best understood if you ARE crackers. Fruit loop. Bonkers. Cray, and indeed, cray. Only yesterday I was trying to get used to it being … Continue reading

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Spiderpig: Far From Ham

Adventures in imitating normal human life, part whatever. Long ago, in a galaxy exactly the same as this one because it is this one, (well, not exactly the same because every atom is different from one moment to the next … Continue reading

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