The season finale of Doctor Who has been and gone, and I was profoundly disappointed by the entire season.     The advent of the first female Doctor Who should have been a time of glorious reinvention for the show, broadening horizons and taking the opportunity to do something utterly fantastic to demonstrate how the character […]

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Moving on

It feels like a chapter is coming to a close at last, and I hadn’t realised I’d been in it until I got to see the blank space at the end of the page and realised the facing page had a big number on it.

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I wake, with slumber fogging up my head And turn to where your sleeping shadow lies And stretch my arm across the half cold bed And miss your eyes, and miss and miss your eyes Coffee for one, and while the water drips The light moves slyly and I watch entranced, Upon the kitchen floor, […]

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It was boredom that drove me.   The drugs were simply for something to do.   Acid, peyote, salvia, shrooms, they were all just things to do. I’d read Castaneda, and Huxley, and the others.   The mysticism of it passed me by, the experiences all I wanted. I was introduced to Petrie by the friend of a […]

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“You have to help me,” she said, “We’re of the same blood.” Three in the morning and she’d shaken me awake, grinning broadly and asked if I would help her hide a body. I’d  got used to this since moving into my grandfather’s house.   She came with the territory it seemed.   She was gorgeous, pale […]

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Making Up Is Hard To Do

But it is a lot of fun. A good friend of mine is having a birthday party later this month and, being of excellent judgement, he has decided to make it a costume party. The theme is movie characters and, since I went as one of my favourite masked psychopaths (V from V for Vendetta) […]

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