Monthly Archives: July 2009

Where are you going?

So there I was, standing at the bus stop as you do, when you are waiting for a bus. I’d been there about 15 minutes and the bus was due soonish. Suddenly a car pulls into the bus stop, and … Continue reading

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Spilled milk

Storytime. Once three people, by chance, met up in a chat room. The only apparent thing they had in common was a forum that they had all visited. I’m feeling unimaginative so let’s call them A, B and C. Even … Continue reading

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For some reason this seems to be a controversial issue. The only reason I consider it to be controversial is that someone else wants to tell ME what to do with MY body. Don’t.

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On going out

I am not a big fan of social engagements. It’s ironic because in my younger days I would love to have led an exciting life full of nights out and partying-on. Every night spent in alone felt like I was … Continue reading

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Those who don’t know history…..

…. are destined to repeat it. (Edmund Burke 1729-1797) This quote often gets confused with the later one by Santayana: ‘Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.’ But as Santayana came a good hundred years after … Continue reading

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Birthday romance?

Men and birthdays don’t go well together in my experience, not that I have much. Experience of the two together I mean. And I’ve also had more birthdays than men, but that’s not really relevant. But as I celebrated my … Continue reading

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