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Tales from the Tube #347

Friday night at 10:00 pm-ish – The Victoria Line – King’s Cross/St Pancras Two young men, about twenty years old, jumped onto the Tube just before the doors closed. The taller one, who was wearing hipster glasses, apologised for bumping … Continue reading

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Need to say

Grieving is a funny old process. You feel perfectly normal for hours on end and then, all of a sudden, you’re just submerged in sadness, and it might just last for five seconds or it might last for a lot … Continue reading

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The reviews are in

So, my book about my Camino has been in the Amazon Kindle Store for about six months. And sales haven’t dried up. July was a bit dodgy, but other than that, I’ve held my own. It doesn’t take a lot … Continue reading

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Planes, trains, automobiles and a golf buggy

What follows are a few fragments of stories from journeys I have taken over the last few months when my blogging has been less than regular. The 59 bus When I’m feeling lazy, I get the 59 bus to work. … Continue reading

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From the Couch to Sweden

I do love a project. And the wheels kind of came off everything in the last two months. Projects went unfulfilled. I stopped writing and I stopped posting ridiculous videos on YouTube and I stopped dieting. I’d been so proud … Continue reading

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The Eleventh Man 

[NSFW/TMI and all those other warnings/enticements apply] I didn’t think I would be bothered by being dumped by French Train Station Platform Boy. We hadn’t been together very long and we weren’t a real couple. And (other than eleven days … Continue reading

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Reading, and writing, again

One of my family’s favourite stories about teenage Connor is from the summer I was fourteen. It was my second day of a three-week stay in Irish college in the West Kerry Gaeltacht. I was really into the book I … Continue reading

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