Bad day/ month/ year

Communication. I had a bad day. No, a bad week. A hard month? A hard year. No, I know you mean well with your sympathetic smile – but it’s not going to be fine once I’ve slept or eaten or drunk a green shake. It might well be bad again next week. Next term. Next…

To You, Gatley Lobster

Hey you, yes you, bloke over there yelling abuse at me. These are my chips. They’re reasonable chips, wouldn’t even pass for a small portion back at George’s in Harringay. I earned them. I’ve only had 1 1/2 meals today. I’ve the right to eat what I like, and if I eat it while walking…

Cards Forever

I love receiving post. Inside me, awfully close to the surface, is that small child who would run down the stairs to check if the post had arrived. I knew there wouldn’t be anything for me, but I had to check. I memorised how all the different sorts of letters looked so I could tell…

How Not to Format an Email (and other news)

Hello all, Sorry I’ve not taken the opportunity to write much recently. Since the last post (5 months ago!), I have finished a Creative Writing module at university and started on a Screenwriting one. This seems to translate into many pages of my messy handwriting – see below – and vast quantities of textbooks as…

Picking up after others, or, A Freegler’s Rant

Things not to do when freegling your item (in no particular order): 1. Decline to provide your full address when making arrangements for freegler to collect. We of course have lots of time to get your postcode off the Internet. 2. Decline to exchange phone numbers. Address and email are fine, but it’s all fallible….

Here I am

Hello. I’ve thought about establishing a more public and interactive web presence lately, rather than my livejournal. I still like and use my LJ but I think I ought to do something like this too. I have an old greatestjournal and a blogspot but neither of those get used much.  I’ve noted that plenty of…