Tag Archives: love

02/07/16 I fucking HATE you

I fucking hate you. What in the name of God made you vote for that bunch of self serving, back stabbing, fucking wankers? How fucking dare you challenge my hard won beliefs and thoughts.  Who the fuck do you think … Continue reading

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29/01/15 ‘Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.’ Martin Luther King Jr.

In an attempt to get back to my racing snake physique (?), I’ve taken to wandering the streets of Ilmington. I’ve got a circuit that’s just shy of a mile, so I do 6 laps at a time – roughly … Continue reading

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12/01/15 I Love You

Yes, I know it sounds creepy, yes, I know we haven’t met. I don’t know that much…scratch that…I don’t know ANYTHING about you. Well, ANYTHING is a bit of an exaggeration. I saw this guy on the news – I … Continue reading

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9/4/14 Resilience

On my recent visit to the undergrad psych nurses at Hertfordshire Uni, I had promised the day’s organiser, Dr Audrey, that I’d talk authoritatively about resilience and my angle on the usefulness or otherwise of the interweb for people with … Continue reading

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07/12/13 We’re all giants

Madiba,’father’, exploded into my life in the mid ’80’s amid Apartheid, the Specials and the words ‘Free Nelson Mandela’ spray painted on the side of our local Sainsbury’s. Over the ensuing years he became a familiar figure – a symbol … Continue reading

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17/02/13 Ok, it’s a fair cop…

There’s a thing with your mental health malady – at the very least it’s a pain in the arse. I’d had a lovely couple of weeks walking – meeting all kinds of interesting folk, enjoying the almost eerie peace of … Continue reading

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20/10/12 The end of the road.

It was never going to be a fair race – I was walking about 13 miles – Ella was driving, er, more. The goal was Scotland’s most Southerly point – the Mull of Galloway. I had gently rolling hills. Ella … Continue reading

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