Monthly Archives: March 2014

Why blog? Writing to be Understood

I have wanted to blog before I knew what blogging was. Before blogging was invented. Hell, I wanted to blog before the internet was invented.

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What does my brain look like? And other questions I asked my MRI today

Recently, I’ve been a little wobbly, they assure me it’s nothing but just to be sure the Doc ordered an MRI. Never had one before. Now I have. And can I say that it was some freaky shit. I have always had a compulsion to make medical professionals giggle. Humour is my equaliser. So I said […]

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The slow mood movement

I had thought he was dead. The first time that I had seen the old man he had been sleeping in a chair near a tractor outside my cottage on the hill overlooking Florence. Such was the busy-ness of my-life-left-behind that I automatically assumed a man sleeping during the day must be dead. Or pretty […]

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Stop, look and listen

How often do you talk to someone you don’t know? I mean really talk. How often do you sit down and find out what makes them tick; their heartbreaks, habits, humanity? How often in the daily routine of waking up, consuming breakfast, going to work, coming home, decompressing and sleeping do you talk to someone […]

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