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I’ve Loved, I’ve Laughed, And Cried

If the past is another country how come EasyJet don’t fly people there? As a person who builds the present on a bedrock of nostalgia which is then terraformed by concerns about the future, I have this time travel thing … Continue reading

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It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World?

Men of my generation may understand what I mean when I say part of the problem between my father and me was the fact that his idea of what constitutes masculinity was rather different to my own. Consequently I spent … Continue reading

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Reflections

Unsurprisingly I’ve spent much of the past day or so considering the impact of the news of the death of my father. While my thoughts have been varied and wide-ranging, encompassing good, bad and indifferent memories, my emotions have been … 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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