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My mum was born five years before the outbreak of the Second World War; my father just a year before that war broke out. I’ve heard about some of their experiences of wartime itself but their more tangible memories concerned … Continue reading

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Is This Your Bag, Sir?

The visit of a friend this afternoon prevented my entire day being full of fear and pain. For the time they were here I was able to lift out of the concerns I’ve been having since yesterday that I’m in … Continue reading

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Oh Say, Can You See

Oh look, some sunshine is sunshining. That’s nice, isn’t it? What do you mean it gives you skin cancer? Everything gives you skin cancer these days: bacon, watching the news, frotting, dressing up like Sophie Rayworth, ejaculating over photographs of … Continue reading

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Oh Mr Sandman Slip Me Some Melatonin

Insomnia is weird shit. I’ve suffered with it on and off most of my adult life, not all the time but frequently enough to know that getting stressed about it makes it less likely I’ll fall asleep so I just … Continue reading

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Where’s Stevie?

Today was the first time in a long time I felt able to widen my world with some driving. I did drive thirty-odd miles a fortnight ago but as it was to attend a friend’s funeral and I had to … Continue reading

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