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Elegy for a lost friend

March 24, 2012

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  Mistah Kurtz – he dead. You are still dead, and time, as David Bowie sings, takes a cigarette, puts it in your mouth. Which would be funny if it were not so true. Three hundred and sixty-four days and every one of them I miss you. Some days are worse than others, and some, […]

The Candy Man

February 25, 2012

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I want it all, and I want it now, sang the unique and wonderful Freddie Mercury on the song of the same name by his band Queen. Today, that desire to want it all, but to also have that want met instantly, has never been so prevalent, or easy to sate. Without ever leaving home […]

The Christmas Box

December 3, 2011

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Advent. The coming of light. Early December days herald the start of the festive season. The bringing down of the Christmas box.  Within this old and torn cardboard relic lies Christmas itself. Neatly packed away each year its inhabitants wait to break free in a disco of tinsel and baubles and memories. There has always […]