Tag Archives: History

We’re Walking In The Air

High ceilings and medium-height expectations are the current theme of Monday. The weather is weathery without too much unnecessary drama and I am in reasonable spirits for a person who has an appointment with the dentist lumbering up on the … Continue reading

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Middle-Age Kicks

In a subterranean world of coffee, cool and chips I soak up the new wave/post-punk sounds of my youth: songs of anger, energy, invention; the manifesto of self-definition through self-expression. There is little sign of this formative influence on my … Continue reading

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A Trick Of Time, A Change Of Faces

The heart is a powerful organ yet infinitely fragile at the same time. My own has been pushed and pulled over the past few days courtesy of many factors: leaving behind my beloved in beautiful California to come home to … Continue reading

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Move Him Into The Sun

The morning is crisp like an unbitten apple, waxy sunshine not quite reaching down to the bones. Beneath my feet the artificially aged floorboards of a wannabe hipster cafe which is nonetheless occupied by non-hipster middle-aged spreads and mumsy mums … Continue reading

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Red In Tooth And Claw

Are human beings inherently violent? Is there something tucked away in our survival of the fittest land-grab mentality that loathes talk and compromise and longs to spout bile and cause harm to others in the name of our cause? I … Continue reading

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Oh Boy It’s Swell To Say…

Lots of sleepings have happened. Not enough to make my body like me but lots. And there has been some walking about, some saying of the words “Fuck me the wind is cold!” and some drinking coffee and talking of … Continue reading

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This Is England

At school I was taught that Napoleon once referred to England as ‘a nation of shopkeepers’. It is now commonly believed that he didn’t say any such thing, that the statement either originated from one of his less celebrated fellow revolutionaries … Continue reading

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