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Three Questions

 Catherine, why have you been so quiet so far this year? I haven’t been quiet!  OK, as far as this blog is concerned, yes, I’ve been silent, but I’ve been pretty active with my work with vulnerable adults, reviewing books … Continue reading

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MIMIC

There he is, shuffling around in circles, tucked up warm inside that long, padded coat. He followed me back here two hours ago, back to my house, as he does several nights per month. I always pretend to not notice. … Continue reading

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Jealousy

  Sarah knew how to make someone jealous. It was deliberate, it always was. She knew what she was doing when she invited us all around to her house, showing off, setting us all off against each other. Of course, … Continue reading

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VINDICATED

The pound of rancid flesh hung high from a piece of string. Open-mouthed, the gaggle of children froze beneath it, looking up. From my corner, up in the rafters of the decaying building that had once been a family home, … Continue reading

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Meanwhile…

I’ve been a bit quiet as of late here on the blog.  There have been several reasons. I’ve gained a teaching assistant qualification. I’ve gained a job doing what I did last year promoting sustainable transport. I’ve started writing factual … Continue reading

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FIRE FIGHTING

Working on Fleet Street always had a nice ring to it. At parties people would ask for which newspaper I write, and then they would laugh, and then I would laugh. All of us finding some hilarity in the concept … Continue reading

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ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM

No one dares speak its name.  It’s the elephant in the room, everyone tiptoeing around. Social Media is silent in the din.  It’s the fear.  No one dares  put their head above the parapet to face the firing squad. Lying … Continue reading

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