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Daily Journal

I had a very strange dream today. I was attending a marriage function and then there was a quarrel …after that I don’t know what happened and then I was sitting in a vintage car and driving off. 319 more words


30 years ago I escaped from a violent marriage... #DV


30 years ago I escaped from a violent marriage, I ran down the road with my 3 small kids + a suitcase of nappies. 27 more words


An Adult Child of Two Adult Children, Who Wants to Have Her Own Children

Maybe I am even a child of three Adult Children, if stepfather is counted.

Can you imagine living day-in day-out with two people who never speak to you, never make eye contact, never say hello, never say goodnight, never have a casual chat with you? 2,372 more words

This is probably a mid-life crisis

Alyssa can you go and check on that temp girl please, she’s crying in the toilets again”

“For fuck sake”

I walked up to the door that was stifling her sniffs and knocked on it… 547 more words

Benjamin Franklin’s quest for virtues bound by the to-do list

“I grew convinced that truth, sincerity and integrity in dealings between man and man were of the utmost importance to the felicity of life; and I formed written resolutions, which still remain in my journal book, to practice them ever while I lived.” 1,108 more words


The Life I Could Have Had

In my mid-twenties
I applied to and was accepted
Into the Princeton graduate / post-graduate program
In Philosophy

I had been accepted by two of the three other places I applied… 336 more words

Original Poems

Wednesday's Word: Great Ocean, Take My Grief

I wanted to write a short story today. I really did, something richly arresting, bright-toned but real. And almost did, as my writing habits are so ingrained a story would have let me shape it and set it free upon this page. 674 more words