Tag Archives: time

The Queue For Eternal Awareness


“What was your life like?” I said to the man one ahead of me in the queue of judgement . “I was like a man possessed,” he said as we waited . “How do you mean” said Mr Safe, namely me,  … Continue reading

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Drama at the Womberlater


At eight and three quarter months the baby was developing normally, and now the light above the machine was changing to green, which meant she could insert the chip of personality traits and abilities she wished her child to enjoy. Gone, … Continue reading

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In Syria


Her face was like a river bed dried and cracked by unrelenting heat. Sitting there, beside the church on streets bleached white by sunlight, she made no statement, but still I felt I knew her. This other soul. This old … Continue reading

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Some Years After I Died


I sat in the car with my wife and travelled up to the cemetery where I’d been buried not long before. She didn’t know I was there, of course,. I was now the  silent passenger, the observer, the helpless carer whose love for her continued … Continue reading

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Plastic Penguin with a Propeller on it’s Nose


A Blogging contact, ( aawa ) recently wrote a post about a conversation she had with her freezer. I don’t speak German, but I think the general drift was the freezer was warning her not to leave the door open too long. … Continue reading

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Where the light comes From


The other evening I was out with friends, trying to behave normally and observing the antics  of some of the folk near us. A large range  of personalities was on display. I watched a young child rush up to its mother … Continue reading

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Not Quite the Big Bang Theory


I had a group of friends at University with whom I shared the first steps away from home,  discovered earnest conversation, bad cookery and  odd low-level eccentricities, the latest novels and beer. This mutual curiosity bound us to each other and we shared … Continue reading

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