Monthly Archives: August 2011

A Tight Spot…

Afflicted, dispossessed, shunned and reconciled to steep in merciless quantities of alcohol, slumped among shrubs, benches, doorsteps and bus stops…that was our window cleaner.  Long dead and having brought him up in conversation in the here and now, now and … Continue reading

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The Ascent.

With gritted teeth and hard-fought for thin air, with the coldest of cold gnawing at our extremities and ice clinging to the prominences of our faces, we ascended slowly, the face of the highest and mightiest mountain!  Chilling wisps of … Continue reading

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Pen and Ink!

I wrote a couple of letters yesterday. I put a good, blue ball-point pen to some nice, thick, watermarked paper. And I wrote. I’m a little anxious. A little more than anxious to be honest. I’m writing this by tapping … Continue reading

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