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On Knowing When And Not When

Had to make a judgement call about what my body can and can’t handle this morning and, sadly, decided it’s not capable of achieving what I’d have liked to achieve today. My plan was to have been in Dorchester for … Continue reading

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Encouragement, Exertion, Exhaustion

Another week of small encouragements on the health front and of seeing friends. It’s all left me very tired so Saturday has been a blur of bed and waking to go to the lavatory and then more sleep. Yet there … Continue reading

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On Purpose

As a teenager, even when I professed to be nothing more than a drifter, aimlessly  meandering through life, I wasn’t really drifting because there was always a grand purpose forging the greater narrative of my existence. That purpose was music: … Continue reading

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Age Of Disenlightenment

Shaving, it’s a face thing. People shave other places too but I stick to the face apart from that one time with the leg waxing. Ouch. I’m lazy, however, and tend to reduce my facial hair with a trimmer rather … Continue reading

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And Every Day The Paper Boy Brings More

Forty-nine paces. That’s how far apart the saxophone buskers are in my city. Forty-nine squawk parp Charlie Parker turning in his grave paces. So close together they might have been better off pooling forces and cycling round an endless Baker … Continue reading

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Hello Helio Hello

I managed to spend some time out under a real sky today. Not hours and hours because it was freakishly windy and pretty cold in spite of shiny sunface beaming down from up above. In fact most of the time … Continue reading

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I Have Much Ado To Know Myself

The year is into its fourth week and continues to be reasonably nice to me, like a kindly relative giving a poorly child ice cream to keep him quiet. Last week’s blip of depression was just that, a blip, and … Continue reading

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