Category Archives: Thoughts

The Power of Words

Last Friday I was rushing through town to get to an appointment. I don’t know how many exactly, because I don’t count these things, but I would guess 10 people begged or asked me for money as I moved from … Continue reading

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6am Musings

Maybe it’s the sleep deprivation talking, but part of me loves early mornings. They are the perfect mix of isolation and reassurance. The house is perfectly still and the sound of my fingers hitting the keys is almost the only … Continue reading

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Somebody stop me

So I had this crazy idea. I could blame it on the slight fever and fleeting illness of the weekend, or the fact that it’s early on a Monday morning an my mind is trying to escape from the reality … Continue reading

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State of the world address

I’m sitting at a computer, reading about children being killed by rockets, tanks being sent in after those rockets and passenger aircraft being shot down. If this were a movie, we would be at the point where the protagonist realises … Continue reading

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Invisible News

It’s that moment, you know? When you have news, except it’s not quite news, it’s more like the seed of news. If you look after it and keep very very quiet, then maybe it will grow into a fully fledged … Continue reading

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Melting… I’m Melting!!!

Seriously people, what’s going on? The beautifully cold rain is just hanging up there in the sky while I’m being slowly baked down here. Although an army of ninja water does appear to be making an advance. I can’t see … Continue reading

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Characters (or ‘Why won’t you do what I want!?’)

*Spoiler squirrel alert for those who haven’t read The Other Whisper* When I was just a reader (Because that’s what we all are really, readers and writers. More should be writers. Go write something, but read this first), I was … Continue reading

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The quiet of the early morning

There’s something about waking up before the alarm bell (and turning it off so it doesn’t ring). It feels like stolen time, like magic time. It’s as if, in the dawning light of day, you could do anything. For this … Continue reading

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Beginnings

I have had blogs before, and I have had websites,and they have petered along not doing much, seen by a few friends, until eventually they have fallen by the wayside. This is a little different, you see, I’ve written a … Continue reading

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