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So I Turn Myself To Face Me

The Diana anniversary stuff interests me in an entirely personal as well as a wider cultural sense as it reminds me that twenty years ago I was in the cusp of a huge emotional and mental breakdown which was to … Continue reading

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Notes On Being Cool

Barber’s shops and cafes. What does my city do? It does barber’s shops and cafes. As though there were a burgeoning hipster culture being smuggled up through the debris of flailing High Street brands and tourism. Barber’s shops and cafes … Continue reading

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That’s My Fun Day

All the upheaval of my ‘minor’ furniture rearrangement is over. Aside from a small table top’s worth of paperwork and miscellaneous detritus that somehow seems important for me to keep, everything else now has a place to be. Last night … Continue reading

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This Efficacious Spirit

Ever get the feeling that a big wave of change is coming your way but you haven’t got a clue what the change will be or where it will lead? I don’t mean because of world events, that happens to … Continue reading

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