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Thirteen weeks ago my isolation began; that’s three months; an entire planetary season. News today came that the government has totally ceased pretending to care about the medically vulnerable, or anyone, because they’re effectively saying we can all go back … Continue reading

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Thinkses

Hello, come on in, pull up a Tuesday and let us think about the wonders of more than a month of lockdown. Yes, wonders, for amidst the tragedy and the grief of this viral shitstorm there have been moments of … Continue reading

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Facebook Live At Leeds*

Monday was a busy day in which I did laundry, took a very long and very hot shower, cooked a roast dinner and played my first ever live over the internet gig. Tuesday was an extremely not busy day in … Continue reading

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Spare Rib

While my ribs were all messed up I did realise I was being far more solitary than is usual for me but it was tough to find the energy to rise above the pain and despondency and do much about … Continue reading

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Christmastalism

So here it almost is, murky crisp mass, very bloody sagging bum…unless I’ve misheard the lyrics to the perennial Slade song. It’s not allowed to be crisp mass until Noddy Holder has raucously yelled that it is and thus far … Continue reading

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So Good They Named It

The interthing of webbing is a clever innovation. Have you heard about it? It’s like steam engines only it uses much less coal and doesn’t need rails. Or it’s exactly like the spinning jenny if they mean Jenny the alcoholic … Continue reading

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Shabby Road

It’s getting like a bed-in here. Except I’m not John and Yoko, the world’s press isn’t interested in why I’m spending so much time in bed, Peter Brown hasn’t called to say anything and nobody’s gonna crucify me. But Christ, … Continue reading

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Then/Now

I’m finding it really hard having to cope with my stupid body being really beaten up by a couple of days in London. For a few weeks now I have been able to spend time with a lot of friends … Continue reading

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FoodPeopleBuildings

Another London morning, another cafe, another coffee, another pastry. But all with added rain. Scuppers a vague idea of seeing if I could persuade my body to have a bit of a look at Hyde Park today. Instead, having checked … 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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