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The Universe Is An Angel

Temperatures in the high seventies in the last week of November? Toto we ain’t in Kansas any more. In fact, Toto, if I’m perfectly honest, we’ve never been in Kansas and you’re not even my dog. Go home boy, go … Continue reading

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Haight Speech

California. So good they named it California, San Francisco. So good that nobody calls it Frisco. I’m here. My battered old body is rather unreliable and wobbly but I got here. Well, you know, this is where the plane was … Continue reading

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Dream Variations

Sleep engulfs me, a cloak of shroudy dumb-ass numbness topped off with a suggestion of sinusitis increasing the sense that wakefulness is somewhat unappetising. This is a radio day, a coffee going cold on the bedside cabinet day, a never … Continue reading

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Outside It’s America*

If you sing that Bambi song about the drippy droppy April showers to the tune of ‘Summertime’ it’s ironic. And an accurate description of August in the UK. Europe has been basking in a heatwave so overwhelming that fears for … Continue reading

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Newspaper Taxis Appear On The Shore

Brain, brain go away. Oh, is it rain? I’ve been harder of hearing all my life than I’ve realised. Plus I now have no excuse whatsoever for all those mind-killing drugs I took in my youth. And after my youth. … Continue reading

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Wot A Scorcher!

Hotness is a puzzler. Not hotness in a sexual sense, that’s not puzzling at all – if someone registers as a hotty on your particular sexuality radar then phew, sizzle, lawks alordy. But hotness of the day, of the weathering, … Continue reading

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Travelogue Part 7: My Boat!

It’s just another day in paradise. No, I’m not referencing a song by some bald headed British dwarfen drummer, I’m telling you how I feel about hanging out in Toledo today. We did lazy-ish stuff – French toast in a … Continue reading

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