Monthly Archives: October 2011

Sardines Again


So this evening I opened another tin of sardines. To eat on toast of course. We all like variety so I have to sell it to myself. “Heavens” I say. “The tin opens more easily if you hold it with … Continue reading

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First Steps


Some time before I was born, about five hundred thousand years ago, I suppose we all lived in tiny widely spaced communities as separated from each other as it was possible to  be: living in caves , getting by on a … Continue reading

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Two Points of View


Currently I am on my own and in complete control of our home. Two things can happen. Freed from her appetite for making a bit of a mess wherever she goes I can move through the rooms like a frenzied … Continue reading

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The Temporary Bachelor


Having been living on my own for the past week things have fallen into a bit of a pattern. Left to yourself you return to your natural shape. Given our relationship, my natural shape isn’t all that different to my … Continue reading

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The Unique Ability


Yesterday I watched a film I’ve always enjoyed. “Good Will Hunting” with Matt Damon, Robin Williams and a host of other good actors.I’m sure you’ve seen the film already so I won’t  labour over a description but the reason I mention it  … Continue reading

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Getting to Know People


I have some difficulties. Lots of people do. One of mine is that the people who most arouse my interest and curiosity are normally the hardest to get to know on any level. They are often awkward defensive and wary. Within … Continue reading

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Knowing Too Much About You


I have a large selection of sisters. Someone

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