Category Archives: travel

Never Simile At A Crododile

You know similes? When someone mentions a thing and defines it in comparison to a different thing? Like, for example, saying an early Spring is like premature ejaculation because it is sort of exciting but ultimately overwhelming and rather disappointing … Continue reading

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Weighty Waity Matters

I really need to sort out renewing my disabled parking permit so that the next time I have to come for an appointment at the hospital I can avoid driving round and round the damn car park for forty minutes … Continue reading

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Fog Everywhere

With less than a week until a new year begins, today I somehow drove further than I have at any other point in 2018. Not from Devon to Scotland or anything so adventurous, just to North Somerset to spend a … Continue reading

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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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How Do I Work This?

I should be two hours out from Chicago, looking forward to landing in that America and having another lovely stateside adventure with my bestest buddy and his bestest family. But I’m not. I’m at home, staring into space, miserable, isolated, … Continue reading

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There’s A City In My Mind

Hearts weigh a similar amount, on the whole. Yet we talk of heavy hearts and right now mine is dragging me down into the slough of despond because it currently registers several tons on the heart scales. I am not … Continue reading

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Everybody Look At My Pants

I haven’t heard back after my fit-to-fly test yesterday. Given I leave Exeter on Monday and fly Tuesday morning they’re cutting it fine to sort me out with oxygen and for me to inform the airline if I do indeed … Continue reading

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