Biography

Maria's Diary 2

December 1, 1829 William did come again, and told us all about his exciting time. He went with Uncle Tom to a Gentleman’s Club in Hackney. Apparently...

Maria's Diary 1

Just a note about how this book came about. I haven't written anything substantial for about the last three years, but with Covid restrictions, I was...
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Timely Leisure Spent With You

Dear diary I feel so small today, like Alice down the rabbit hole inhaling atmosphere, seizing handfuls of earth as I shrink, where ant mounds are...
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Check the Bolt. Falklands 1982. Two.

Check the bolt , Falklands Two. Check the bolt For action Hands slip and slide Mud and sweat Sweat and mud “Alright mate” “Aye” “Alright mate” “Aye...
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Ah' Chris Mate. Falklands One.

Ah' Chris mate. 8th June 1982. Falklands One Ah’ Chris mate, What a fate, We’d laughed and cavorted Before the fun. I’d had sex In Pompey And lots of...

The Christmas Spirit

The Christmas Spirit By Paul McCann It was Christmas again and there was food and drink and some songs to sing . There were cars parked everywhere...

The Seven Ages of Alcoholism – A Letter To My Addiction

(With profound apologies to W. Shakespeare) You always liked Shakespeare. So, as you like it. All the world’s a glass and all the men and women...

Letter To My Younger Self

Dear Eleven year old me, so clear a scene like out of a movie I find myself gazing at you back in the corridor of my old Victorian school, a shy...
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The Mathematician

One could go to his office with a problem anytime. It was correspondence university so there weren't too many students to be a bother. You could ask...
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Crusade of a Heretic

Crusade of a Heretic I was maliciously tortured with a Christian upbringing, which is why I’m a devout atheist today. The main reason their plan...