Category Archives: Life

The Creative Abyss


I spent my twenties, which seems like youth to me now, working as an unpolished clerical worker for a paper merchants. In those days they tried to define your job in terms of its function and status and “clerk” seemed correct to … Continue reading

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“The Man Who Missed The Boat:” Here’s The Cover


  The Man Who Missed The Boat, Pre-order available for Kindle, delivered to your device by mysterious means on 9th April Paper-back published 10th April How it Begins: He did not really have a career. More a series of jobs, which took … Continue reading

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Love’s Hidden Boundaries


Love can be like a burglar don’t you think:  steal up on you and take your heart without a sound; presence unnoticed until  you discover happiness is no longer yours alone to grasp, But life is not always getting what you want, but involves sharing with another  whose … Continue reading

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Life In The ‘No’ Lane


By my middle years  I had built a living through using measurable skills, habits and routines so I could live, celebrate or exist in some safety, away from the shellfire endured by those who are careless of their wellbeing and happy to venture beyond those … Continue reading

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An Unrequested Departure


“I’m not very good at dying. You get very little training in it and, as far as I know, you only get the one chance so if you muck it up, you don’t make the proud exit of your dreams but  … Continue reading

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Life Outside The Boundry


I’d entered the winner’s circle: wealth, travel and: ( check,check,check. ) women:  mine and any one else’s I could charm. I could walk into any restaurant and they would say, “On us sir” and I would nod, because modesty is part … Continue reading

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Where Knowledge Grows


I’ve read the words of men, or listened to their thoughts expressed as music. The men who walked where knowledge grows. Who’ve passed beneath the tree of wisdom and had it’s shadow grant them peace: briefly it might be. Look in their eyes and  you will find an … Continue reading

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