Category Archives: life2

Victim of His Own Impulses


She was a lady in the crowd,  undistinguished in all matters but one: on her right shoulder, underneath her blouse which was white, I could see a black bra strap. I thought it odd that a woman with a white blouse  … Continue reading

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Shameless Talk About Publication Date


Some time ago I wrote a post about people whose life was unsettled because they had an extreme degree of good manners. In it there was a general who refused to attack the enemy because, he considered it to be … Continue reading

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One For The Road


‘Mackers’ or Mackintosh for the pedantic was one of those fellows who “Packed it in”: four marriages, three of them producing a single child which Mackers called “Spreading the load”, more jobs and ‘vocations’ than you could cram into a career … Continue reading

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A New Bard Strides Forth


William Stir-Arrow was, and possibly might have remained, a playwright whose abilities would remain concealed from the general public where it not for a peculiar conversation held at some publishing house.His family legend had it that they were intimately connected, in some way, … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela


Nelson Mandela was like a Dad to many of us and showed us all that losing faith is an option and not an inevitability, and that good men really can make a difference: his life and values made my life richer. … Continue reading

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The Flippant Guide to Profundity


Normally resident at 37  Bloxham Road; flat 6 for the lovers of detail, Wayne ‘Sagey’ Trollope, no relative of the author, but sharing a similar fondness for his own muse, could be found once more, at his consulting ‘ rooms’ somewhere near … Continue reading

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What’s Happening? Why am I Posting Twice in Two Days


Well, I was munching on a rather well cooked piece of chicken, and I can say that with some confidence because I cooked it myself, when something popped up in my virtual In-tray. I found it exciting, so I wanted … Continue reading

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It Is What It Is


I’ve heard  that phrase a few times, and owing to fact that I have tendonitis in my right hand and cannot write,( Ok then why am I writing this but more of that later ), I thought I’d Witter on about it … Continue reading

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The Final Judgement


Not to rub it in, but it hadn’t gone all that well for Simon. Nothing too bad, of course. I wouldn’t like to exaggerate but he always remained, how would you say it, just outside the winner’s circle. Just below the balcony where … Continue reading

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Life in the Zoo


Here I am, A Lion in the Zoo. All meals ready packed. Adventure no longer on the table . Those primal days, running on uncertain ground are now a story board, caught on a poster laid out before my cage.  Needs are catered for … Continue reading

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