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The way things are going, there soon won’t be anywhere left to put up a historic blue plaque saying “C was here”. My infant and junior schools were demolished about 15 years ago, and my Grammar School, which burnt down last year, is currently being razed. 2,005 more words
So…here I am again.
Two years ago, before and after the birth of my son, I disappeared from this blog for about six months while I adjusted to the joys and challenges of fatherhood.1 I’d been preparing for both, but hadn’t fully realized how little time it would leave me for non-essentials like typing or sleeping. 265 more words
I fear that my previous post may have left the reader with an unfairly negative view of my present circumstance. While it is true that I feel like I’ve been stuck in a sort of “teenage stasis” for the past six months, and also that I am not, in spite of my best efforts, making anywhere near as much money as I would like, there is one added detail which the phrase “eking out a meagre existence” cannot quite convey. 209 more words