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Post-Pandemic-Pause

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Fuck man, it’s been a long pandemic – and I hope everyone reading this has kept safe and sound. I thought I’d come back to the blog – even briefly (who knows?) – to give some sort of note as to what’s been happening since April, and it’s hard to know where to kick off. […]

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2020/5=404 (error)

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2020 began at a pace that surprised even me – and I’m someone who uses the new year like a stretched and primed elastic band, ready to ping my plans and me into swift, expeditious action. By the end of the first week of January, I’d clocked up 21 hours of guitar practice, 8 new […]

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The Weans

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Our dog, Bajka, had a wee nip at me earlier tonight because Marta and I were play-fighting on the couch, and the only thing I could think of was…  

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On Running

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Like many an aging, overweight, mid-thirties fellow, I had something of an awakening a few years ago. I woke one day and realised that a great deal of weight I’d lost early in the decade had somehow reappeared, in what felt like, overnight. That, of course, was not the case. A combination of a deleterious […]

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The Ginger Bullet

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Recently, I have spent some time walking a dog. I stress, dear reader, that I haven’t lassoed a stray for the purpose. No, this is an animal slowly becoming my own – being, as she is, the ward of my girlfriend, Marta. It is with some interest, and no little amusement, that I realise Bajka, […]