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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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crazy ridiculous plans…

After an adventure is never an easy place to be. I’ve been home now for just over a week and the air is crisp and clean in my lungs. I’ve washed off Dhaka’s dust, shaken off the persistent pollution-cough, and … Continue reading

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my spice-hot heart…

At one we gather. I make a mess. They laugh; like me better for relinquishing culture and cutlery, for so happily,¬†wholeheartedly, looking foolish. I do it very well. But I am trying to do it better. I have learned the … Continue reading

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picking passionate awkwardness…

Today’s post is all about getting stuck in. The world has plenty of people who could use a bit of help. There are also a lot of people who want to help. But it is all too easy not to, … Continue reading

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you in me…

Dad, You live in me. I often forget that when I am missing the call that never comes, the conversation we can’t continue. I think of death as a blunt edge, the sudden stop when everything ends, the plunge into … Continue reading

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