Biography

Cherry

Glad To Be A Baby Boomer

Dear diary Remembering. At this time of Samhain when thoughts go out to the loss of loved ones, I want to light candles and especially remember mum...

Making Amends

Today a friend is buried. A heart attack tore him from our grasp. His life is an example that we should never leave making amends until tomorrow.
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Grandpa's House

When I was young at Grandpa’s house, I would play in the cold icy snow. I would play, even as it slowly melted through my clothes, turning my skin a...
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Story of the week

Rolling in the Aisles

I was on the early shift at the supermarket. 5 am start, through to midday. I hated the early shift. I hated all the shifts. But what could you do?...
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Work is the Curse of the Drinking Classes...

Sure, I've had a few jobs. Too many to count. Some I got fired from, some I left. Some I didn't even start. I get bored easily, anyway. It never pays...

My Heart is in Havana...

...as any sane person's would be. My brain, too. Good heat all day. Cuba Libres in a shaded bar. Fine, earthy, thigh-rolled Coronas to smoke on...
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Not One Punch

I just had to write this
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Dark Premonitions (from Ribbentrop's Chair)

“One night after I had gone to sleep and my mother had put out the light and the moon shone in through the cracks in the shutters, I heard a rustling...
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I'm Not Disappointed, I'm Just Angry Chapter 9

Ofsted The one guaranteed way to lose a room in teaching is start by saying, ‘Ofsted will look for...’ A third of the room will panic, this third...
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The Unlikely Armenian - Part 1 (from Ribbentrop's Chair)

“He told the stories so many times that he became the stories – and that was how he achieved immortality” (from Tim Burton’s film “Big Fish”) I...