Autobiography

The Wanderer Returns

My brain was addled. Bonkers Breakfast TV was usually preceded by an hour or two of serious programming where one able person demonstrates that four...
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Holocaust Day Remembrance

Tunbridge Wells Holocaust Remembrance Day. The day was cold before dawn, and I got up shivering for a cup of tea. I have been sleeping rather better...
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Out-Out

We were tougher back then in my earlier days of life: One day was blitzy with snow hard to see through icy-up windows- heard the whooshes &...
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memiors past and present

Years ago…. Years ago, when the world was young, I was educated at a London college and at Isabelle’s the dressmaker place, learning the trade of a...
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Happy Birthday Vin

My father was born 102 years ago today. My body is about to undergo a robot insurgency based on the recommendation of gastroentologist Dr. Matthews...

Christmas Present (or Nearly)

Nostalgia is probably the way a healthy mind rewrites the often difficult past with a positive tilt. The prism of affection allows us to excuse...

Stories of East Sussex - PART 2

Tales of East Sussex part 2. Surprisingly unlike areas in Kent, magic isn’t often used in East Sussex, it’s commonly found to be evil, and the locals...

Donating Paulpaula

Although my mystery polyp was not clearly identified, I had named it Paulpaula as I didn't know whether. it was male or female. Going into my third...
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The Novice

This was the first poem that came to me, twenty seven years ago, while I was living in a Benedictine community. It is partly autobiographical (Romeo was an actual rooster), though set in a much earlier time - before Henry VIII did his worst.
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