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frgmnts

I miss writing on this blog but I’ve felt unable to for ages. It’s felt hard to string much of anything together. So as a way of making a small start, again – fragments, like cards on a string hung … Continue reading

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The difficult second cover

A few years back I wrote about what I wanted for the cover of my first book. I ended up with more than I could ever have hoped for: a skull floating in a sky, with dogs (copulating, if you look closely) … Continue reading

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Balcony

‘You need to think, and thinking well is the hardest thing in the world to do.’ —Vivian Gornick   I was sitting on a balcony above a sea of heads, close to the edge, looking down on a lit stage. … Continue reading

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Everything will be alright, there’s really nothing to worry about too much

It’s always uncomfortable when people talk about their favourite bands and you don’t like their bands, or can’t be bothered to listen to yet another thing that people say you should listen to. So maybe this post isn’t for you. Maybe it’s … Continue reading

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The Tri-Suit

Today I bought a tri-suit. A tri-suit is a versatile garment that you can wear to swim, bike, and run without having to get changed in between. To make these seamless transitions possible, the tri-suit has to be sleek and all-encasing. That makes it … Continue reading

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Holding note

I’m trying to finish writing a very odd book. Which is why I haven’t posted here in a while. I feel a bit nervous around this blog now. It’s like standing behind a horse. It’s either going to kick me in the arm … Continue reading

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Everything

This morning when I looked out my window they were the first thing I noticed. I saw them flocking outside my house. I like to look at them from the back window. I get the sun there. Yes, I wondered … Continue reading

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