Category Archives: Politics

The Life Grammatic*

Something glaringly obvious about me has demanded I recognise it properly again – the process of writing is extraordinarily important to me when it comes to understanding who I am and what sort of relationship I have with my world.  … Continue reading

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Those Crazy Days You Gave Me

“Here, have a Monday,” said Terrible May, the Terrible boss. “It’s Wednesday,” said almost everyone else. “I’m offering you Monday,” she said. “It’s a dead Monday, we want a living Wednesday you old twat,” said an entire country apart from … Continue reading

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In Which I Take The Piss And Blame Society

It is always easier to imagine that somebody else, someone outside of us, is the cause of any perceived threat to our existence than it is to recognise the ways in which we might endanger ourselves. I’m sorry, what? Would … Continue reading

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A Minority Of One?

I never expected to see a return of far-right ideologies in my lifetime. My cosy, libertarian, leftist world view did not mean I formerly imagined the world was without troubling political and social narratives but an apparent graduation towards greater … Continue reading

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Beware the ides of March. In a month’s time. Meantime, don’t beware of nothing. Or do. Up to you really. Personally ima beware of bitey dogs eyeing up my gonads, Russia, eating urinal cake and anything stabby. A comprehensive list, … Continue reading

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You Can Call Me Al Capone

Hello Thursday, will you be friends and pals with me and not ask me to spend all the day being sick? You will? Then I like you and won’t throw gravel at your shins. Oh, and will you encourage me … Continue reading

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Hello Helio Hello

I managed to spend some time out under a real sky today. Not hours and hours because it was freakishly windy and pretty cold in spite of shiny sunface beaming down from up above. In fact most of the time … Continue reading

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