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Niceness And Stuff

This week has begun well. I’m tempering my hope that I’m finally beginning to feel more like my normal self after almost six months of subdued body, mind and weather because living with chronic illness is as likely to give … Continue reading

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The Tale Of Sir LanceNot

“This is supposed to be a happy occasion, let’s not start arguing about who killed who…” April 27th is forever one of the most beautiful days of the year for me and yet simultaneously one of the saddest. My daughter … Continue reading

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Your Inside Is Out When Your Outside Is In

You’ve been outside before, haven’t you? It’s made of cold and grizzle. Not grizzly – I don’t live in Northern America – but grizzle which is a peculiar blend of grumpy and drizzle which ensures that human and environment are … Continue reading

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A Travel Through A Tube

I didn’t really do Tuesday. Not unless sleeping, waking from anxiety dreams, having a piss and then returning to sleeping and anxiety dreams counts as doing Tuesday. Does it count? You decide, I’ve disassociated myself with almost everything to do … Continue reading

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The Imperious Mystery Of The Way

It’s my last night in my own bed before I head off to that airport vicinity to stay in a hotel tomorrow night. Then Tuesday I think I’ll climb aboard a flying machine and get me to Californ. I. A. … Continue reading

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Root And Branch

Yesterday was good. I drove my son and I up to spend some time with my mum just ahead of my boy heading for Manchester to begin his Master’s degree. It’s become harder in recent years to get us all … Continue reading

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If You’re Not Irish, That Isn’t Your Fault

I shall be returning to Dublin one day. A couple of days is simply not long enough to fully soak up the atmosphere or to see even the tiniest portion of what the city has to offer. That said, I … Continue reading

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