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Away Days

Last Saturday’s gig was a rare moment of raising myself above the turgid surface of my drowning depression. Tomorrow I’m challenging myself to do rise again as I hope to spend a couple of days away on a mini-holiday.  In … Continue reading

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Is This Your Bag, Sir?

The visit of a friend this afternoon prevented my entire day being full of fear and pain. For the time they were here I was able to lift out of the concerns I’ve been having since yesterday that I’m in … Continue reading

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All The Leaves Are Brown

Packing a suitcase is exciting and therapeutic. Unless you’re packing it with custard, then it’s just weird. Unpacking a suitcase can be a little saddening so it’s fine to leave that chore until seven or eight months after you return … Continue reading

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Snoozin’ Snoozin’ Snoozin’

Lying down with your eyes closed, not being conscious to the world around you, under the soft embrace of a loving duvet, not even drooling on the pillow but just breathing in and out regularly with no leakage: like a … Continue reading

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Travelogue Part 12: Leavin’ On A Jet Plane

You’ve worked out by now that the posts marked ‘travelogue’ are me recounting some of my adventures here in Americaland while those with ‘vacation scribblings’ are more obtuse, thinky pieces made out of connotation more than denotation. Or if you … Continue reading

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Travelogue Part 9: A Symphony Thing Happened On The Way To The Theatre

It’s Monday. I don’t have any Mondays left in America this trip, not once this one has fallen into Tuesday in about nine hours time. Stupid Mondays running out on me like that, just when I was beginning to be … Continue reading

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