Tag Archives: Exeter

Carry On Follow That Camel

Oh hello, nice to see you here staring at my words on a screen. You evidently need to read a miserable post about how my health is messing with my life. What’s that? You were hoping this would be one … Continue reading

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Movin’ About

I walked some familiar routes yesterday, alleyways and back roads just behind the main city streets that I loved discovering when I first came to live in Exeter twenty years ago. It wasn’t a long diversion in terms of ground … Continue reading

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And Heaven In A Wild Flower

I’ve had myself a nice weekend, how was yours? This is rhetorical but you could tell me if you like. Unless something really traumatic and awful happened, in which case don’t write a comment and let the whole world know, … Continue reading

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How Cold My Toes, Tiddly-Pom

I’m told that if you venture outside into the Exeter lands today, you will notice snow happening to you. I’m told this but I cannot confirm it because I’m made of bed and asleep. I’m not even awake as I … Continue reading

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I Can See Your House From Here

It’s the ninety-first of January. Imagine that in palindrome form : 91-1-19. Amazing, huh? Oh, it’s just the eleventh. Januarys don’t even go up to ninety-one. Stupid Pope Gregory, or whoever is to blame for spoiling my numerological fun. If … Continue reading

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The Second Time As Farce.

The students are out in Exeter. The arcs of personal space on the streets have been sapped and sopped away. Fresher’s Week, a time for new students to drink themselves into giddy oblivion and for the returning students to renew … Continue reading

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Now Is The Time To Make Justice A Reality For All Of God’s Children

My body and my heart are at odds with one another. My body is furious with me for driving up to Manchester yesterday, spending the evening with my son, having a meal and chatting about many things, going for coffee … Continue reading

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To Boldly Go*

The last few days have been about pain, insomnia and the fear. They have also been about loving support and kindness so while I have struggled to cope with the difficult stuff I have been helped through and lifted by … Continue reading

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Me and Not Julio Not Down By The School Yard

I done some stuff today. I was gonna not do some stuff on account of being a lazy shitbag what is still all fatigued from stupid health crap but in the end I did done stuff and it was good. … Continue reading

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Silence And The City

The silence of the city at night is never absolute but it drapes over buildings and sidewalks like an idyllic resolution to the day. In the darkness shadows take new shapes, morphing into playmates for the still rebellious mind of … Continue reading

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