Category Archives: Grief

Two Poems on Grief

Death of a Hero   The whip-crack of the thread, the pin snapped like a rib and we saw the cloud for miles, billowing like pipe smoke trapped in the big, beat-up black-country.   Some reached for the top shelf … Continue reading

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Armchair Adventures and Maltese Memories

After yesterday’s hearty – or heart-straining – blow-out, today, I find myself resigned to the bear-shaped rut in my settee. By blow-out, I mean 2000+ calories of booze or 28 units. Yes, as an overweight alcoholic, my life is measured in … Continue reading

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Waking with the Enemy

It is the early hours of the morning, not half a day after beginning this blog. Whilst I was all set to relive my introverted and often drunken exploits in Budapest, Prague, Amsterdam, Northern Spain, Offenbach/Frankurt, Morocco or one of the … Continue reading

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Death in the Afternoon

I hate to begin my first ever blog with a sweeping and perhaps trite comment like life is travel, but I guess I just have, and life is. There is nothing original in this. Many people already view life in this way and many … Continue reading

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