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Life Without Boundaries


He’d lived a different life to mine; climbing mountains I had never heard of but his eyes lit up with understanding when I spoke. You do not have to be young to be lost, and living a life marked by … Continue reading

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One Last Cappuccino


With six months to live at best, two with mobility he had determined to make the best of what he was given. Sometime after the onset of middle age, and after one of those periodic calamities which had marked his … Continue reading

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Life By Chance


It was only an hour since we’d met. She had missed her train and I missed mine, both of which were taking us to different parts of the country. Now we had to wait for five hours, or six in … Continue reading

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The Incomplete Life Made Whole


I do not have a home: I have a place I sleep in adorned with photographs of my wife who died five years ago, before this place became a museum owned by fading memories. I will love her forever, we … Continue reading

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Discovering Martin Glubervitch


Sludging into that unfocussed area which was his middle fifties, sometime after the innocent optimism of youth had been expended on one or two false starts, career-wise, and with a failed marriage under his belt, Martin Glubervitch was struck by … Continue reading

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Diary Of A Lost Soul


I walked those gardens where we met, a lifetime or was it two ago, holding your hand within my own, feasting on that gaze of yours, so full of trust: the source of my tranquillity. I saw the tree on which our … Continue reading

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What’s In A Greeting?


I am one of those people who pretend they know more people than they do or are friends with someone just because they chat with them in cafés: three days a week I work as a forecourt attendant at my … Continue reading

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