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being loved…

I found this post written on February 14th: You asked me over for dinner yesterday, oddly formal, awkward smiling. I said yes without a thought, surprised you’d bother to ask in advance when we spend so many evenings sat alone … Continue reading

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sunrise, sunset…

And sunrise and sunsest roll on and roll over. The sky greys up and blacks out, To the rise and fall of humming traffic, The office buzz, The thickening clump of nights, The scrape of ice dawning on windscreens. I clock … Continue reading

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grief 101: for a friend…

Sometimes tears still take me by surprise, but I look back at the full ferocity of my grief as a far away country. Now I can laugh at the time when I lied and said my ten-day-dead dad was fine … Continue reading

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warm welcome…

I’m sitting in a cafe taking advantage of free wifi and a warm place to sit. I’m wait for the night bus to judder on in to town and rattle me off into the dark, ready to wake up in … Continue reading

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whilst it lasts…

I have been a little high on wifi, after a week when the waves were all my satisfaction. I’ve been loitering online looking through old photos, wandering back through other journeys, spending a little time with friends long not seen, … Continue reading

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the pleasure of small things…

You may not believe it, but there are days when I wish I could climb out of the bath tub hot nights, days when one cobbled colonial street looks pretty much another and I’d be tempted to choose the familiarity … Continue reading

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I don’t know…

Me and two girls from the dorm room spilled out into Antigua’s night. Bonds mesh fast when you travel. One girl had thrown up on the others jacket on a half way jog to the restaurant toilet. I’d held her … Continue reading

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life is short, play naked…

Guatemala City has a pretty scary reputation and my flight was due to get too late at night for me to feel wholly confident about getting to the next safe city that evening. I’d posted my plans on couchsurfing – … Continue reading

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thank you for you…

After a few days of being stressed about an awful lot of nothing, today was a day that pulsed with love, when I was reminded simply and sweetly of what matters.

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saying nothing…

I believe that friendships run on time that obeys no tick-tock clock. Something beautiful can flower in half an hour or take a lifetime to unfurl.  I smile a lot. I talk with flying hands and light eyes. I’m easy company. … Continue reading

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