Category Archives: miscellaneous


Look into space, See a void, Emptiness, Darkness, A dimming light. Look into my face, See how I’ve cried, Loneliness, Solitude, An endless fight. Look into this place, Where all has died, Bitterness, Anger, Where nought is right. Can you … Continue reading

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That Sinking Feeling

One of my favourite films from 2007 was PS I Love You, starring Hilary Swank and Gerard Butler. We picked it up on the bargain shelf years ago, and I had my reservations about our choice as it started with … Continue reading

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The Early Hours

I started this post around 2.15 this morning, then deleted what I’d written and returned to bed. Trying to get to the publish stage now has been a nightmare of connections lost, no signal, no internet and limited service. Once … Continue reading

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Carrying On

The guy who came about the cooker was a chancer, wanting something for next to nothing, expecting us to fall for his implication that he’d be doing us a favour taking it off our hands. From the pictures he showed … Continue reading

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Don’t say YES!

I’m a bit late with this I know, but it is all to do with a telephone scam that has reached the UK where people are being asked a simple question to which they reply ‘Yes’ and suddenly they are … Continue reading

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Oh to shop the old fashioned way

In days not long past you could go into a shop and purchase the very thing you were after off the shelf. Not now. The Internet and On-Line shopping has killed the need for stock to be held in the … Continue reading

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March 1st 2017

The day started bright and pleasant, the bed being occupied only by myself and a snoring Maggie. Thank heavens these past couple of nights have seen the three of us sleeping well and more or less undisturbed………. I don’t count … Continue reading

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