Monthly Archives: March 2011

A topography of minor injury

Despite other calamities, I have never been badly injured. I have never broken a bone, nor been cut deeply enough to require more than a bit of superglue, a steri-strip or a stitch. Injuries contain few overly traumatic memories for … Continue reading

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Dear National Express

Dear National Express, I am writing to ask you to remove the tracking device which you have concealed somewhere about my person. On weekday mornings, when I arrive on the platform at Walthamstow in time for the 8.33 to Chingford, … Continue reading

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The kingdom of the leopardskin lady

This was on Facebook, but I never put it up on my blog proper, largely because of the hazards of search engines. However, I’ve removed some of the more exact details… The florid, gold-lettered Victorian sign above the door reads … Continue reading

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Dear Pricilia

I just found this old reply that I once sent in response to an email I received at work. Oddly enough they never got back to me. Dear Pricilia, Really sorry but I shall have to turn down your very … Continue reading

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