Tag Archives: California

Couldn’t Put Humpty Together Again

It seems I’m not meant to arrive in America via Chicago’s O’Hare airport. In July 2018 a vacation had to be cancelled because of my stupid lungs. This week I’ve just had to cancel another USA trip but only indirectly … Continue reading

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America When Will You Send Your Eggs To India?

I have some questions for that United State at Americans, which I’ll write below in case any state, or unity, or America reads it and has answers. Firstly: what’s Thanksgiving like in Toledo, Ohio in 2019? Because I know what … 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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Bizarre Travel Plans Are Dancing Lessons From God

Two years ago I was in that America for the very first time. You now the one, with its states all united and stuff. Back then they had a president but they changed that a while ago and have installed … Continue reading

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Of Nice And Me

My right forearm feels sore, as though an inked needle had repetitively been thrust under the skin in order to leave a permanent design etched upon it. Wait a moment. Well bless my tiny dancer’s shoes and call them loaves … Continue reading

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Shivered Like A Child

A small calculation this morning led me to realise that I’ve been more than usually unwell for me for over two months. In fact, if I recognise that I was already ill when I was in California but propped up … Continue reading

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Rebel Scum

This coming Monday I have another respiratory check-up, ostensibly to see how I’ve been getting on with the new nebuliser treatment but also potentially to decide whether I need to have IV treatment again. If so it will be 14 … Continue reading

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The World Is Too Old For Us To Talk About It With Our New Words

Deep blue skies that even Dali would marvel at. Azure ocean water breaking against rocks as old as time itself. The surf roaring in like a proud lion before shushing itself back out again so the next roar somehow sounds … Continue reading

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The Universe Is An Angel

Temperatures in the high seventies in the last week of November? Toto we ain’t in Kansas any more. In fact, Toto, if I’m perfectly honest, we’ve never been in Kansas and you’re not even my dog. Go home boy, go … Continue reading

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Haight Speech

California. So good they named it California, San Francisco. So good that nobody calls it Frisco. I’m here. My battered old body is rather unreliable and wobbly but I got here. Well, you know, this is where the plane was … Continue reading

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