Monthly Archives: October 2010

…and the punchline was “ROY!”

So what happened last week   I have missed out blogging for a week, this is due to a lack of lengthy train journeys , though I have had many shorter, pretty train journeys. I tweeted of enjoying the beauty … Continue reading

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hair trigger temper heats water

9am being at home for the morning means that the day can begin with a little Thomas the Tank Engine (did Henry get a scarf or Toby get a whistle, I am easily confused these days; so many tales) followed … Continue reading

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Banana risked at speed

Thursday – Ilkley 8.13am Fortunately when I woke up from my uneasy dreams I had not transformed into a giant insect. My first six hours of attempted sleep had been taken up with rolling around and making huffing noises, every … Continue reading

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Vomiting at 125 mph

I am not one for book burning, unless you are in that scene in the Day After Tomorrow (was that what it was called?) when you are holed up in the New York City Library without fuel and with arctic … Continue reading

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Canadian Filmmaker Enforced Melancholy

7.50am startled by alarm. BBC Solent interview imminent 8.10am BBC Solent interview. Tongue and teeth seem gluey, perhaps giving away the fact that I am doing this interview lying in bed in boxer shorts. 8.30am reject the idea of hotel … Continue reading

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more celery on the road

8.10 am woke up in my pink and L shaped room. I had neither died nor written any unfinished poetry in my sleep. I watched the end of The Dancer Upstairs. This was meant to be part of my Chapter … Continue reading

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Another in my Plain but Truthful Tour Diaries

Thursday 8.30am Alarm goes off – to hell with hotel Breakfast – intermittent sleep until the trolleys of vim and J cloths go rattling by. 10am Mmmm celery for breakfast, considerably more delicious knowing that it is eaten in silence … Continue reading

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