Category Archives: Writing

Cave Of Shadows

Eight days on from the news of my father’s death I find myself in uncharted waters. As I grapple with the need to forgive a ghost and lay some of my own ghosts to rest I am barely held together … Continue reading

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Triumph Of The Not Being Entirely Still

In defiance of the warning sign of ‘cake for breakfast’ I have been reasonably productive today. Mattress topper (not memory foam as I don’t want foam remembering all my secrets) bought and fitted for extra warmth and comfort. The replacement … Continue reading

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Information Reinforcement

Tuesday evening, just hooked myself up to the day’s third dose of IV antibiotic. It’s all routine now. The hand washing and the sterilising beforehand, the pressure required to flush the line with saline, the check to make sure the … Continue reading

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Eight-Size Foward

To sleep beneath contrarian skies, blind to the celestial ride for just a little while. It was not meant to enlighten but the sun broke through and the civil war of grey on blue is over. For now. One stumble-scuffed … Continue reading

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Lazarus Taxon

Sunday afternoon. Lazy like a sloth on traffic duty sort of sun pokes out between colder, cloudy interludes. I have risen from my bed, Lazarus on acid, surprised and seduced by rays on my skin and the smell of wild … Continue reading

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As You Were

Oh well, it was nice while it lasted. My car did not start again this morning so either I need to jump it and drive, drive, drive to properly get juice in the battery or I need a new battery. … Continue reading

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I Am Not A Beautiful And Unique Snowflake

A week ago I was arriving in London for my mini adventures in friendship and photography. Physically I’m still recovering from the exertion, emotionally I’m still trying to make sense of the complexity of reactions my time in the capital … Continue reading

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