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In the shower, no one can hear you scream

Our shower is a wonderful space-age construction; all sliding curved glass and glowing white tiled walls. I almost expect it to speak to me with a mellifluous HAL voice… “Good morning John, I hope you enjoy your shower today…” Thankfully … Continue reading

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Sheaf View

I drove past the Sheaf View today. It wasn’t an easy thing to do as it had always been my habit to call in after I’d finished my tutoring session at HDT. It made me feel part of the local community- something … Continue reading

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The Stadium

The stadium stands are crowded with a cross-section of society. Milling around they are either bored or deep in animated conversation. They mostly cluster around the bookies next to the finishline. Except for the hordes of teenagers who populate the … Continue reading

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Jollies

On the train to London with Sarah and thence to France. We’re both trashed on Mojitos and G&Ts already and in the holiday spirit. We both love the views from train windows and fight (in a fun sense!) to get … Continue reading

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New technology

I’ve acquired an iPhone, and really appreciate what I can do with it!

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Primeval

Walking back to the village was weird this evening. It was dark and cold, but fresh after the recent heavy rain. A pale mist was rising from the river, even though it was so far below the level of the … Continue reading

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Old Haunts

It’s a place I know well and there are no welcoming smiles, but then of course it’s been a while. Maybe they think I’ve neglected or even abandoned them. Most likely they simply don’t care. Still, I can find a … Continue reading

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