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Written In The Sky

(Words put together about four hours out from San Francisco yesterday afternoon) I must admit I never imagined I’d become comfortable enough with being on aeroplanes to reach a level of irritation with my fellow passengers that cannot simply be … Continue reading

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Lovely As A Landscape In A Dream

Monday. This is Monday. This is not a drill, it really is Monday (and anyway a drill is a powertool and a Monday is a day of the week so they’re not even the same sort of thing). This is … 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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Hugh The Ignoramus

Ah the cities I’ve seen in the last year: London, Paris, Toledo, Detroit, Buffalo, Oxford…the list doesn’t go on and on because that’s the list right there. Until tomorrow when Dublin can be added to that list. Unless I die … Continue reading

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Travelogue Part 2: Heathrow To Detroit To Toledo

Thursday 16th February I am a fan of double glazing when it comes to hotel windows within spitting distance of an airport. I barely heard engine noise at all. This doesn’t mean I slept particularly well: nerves and excitement ambushed … Continue reading

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Nowhere To Go But Everywhere

It seems weird now to acknowledge that until last year I’d not left my home country for over a decade. Not so weird when I remember that in that decade and more my health had deteriorated to the point that … Continue reading

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