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Four Walls: Sound Feature

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About 10% of the UK’s population suffer from claustrophobia – but what happens when it affects a normal part of everyday life, such as getting on the tube? 178 more words

Sound Documentaries


So, I had blood tests done over a month ago, to test whether my thyroid was working properly. I only got the results now. I have an under active thyroid. 124 more words



The darkness is oppressive.

It closes in on me as if it carries the weight of the Earth in its dense shadow. My eyes can no longer see the limits of my limestone tomb and I could be suspended in space, a consciousness floating in the dark, my body invisible around me. 366 more words

My Writing

On the Fear of Flying

Forthcoming … Meanwhile, I have a reading suggestion for you:

High Flight by John Gillespie Magee Jr

Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, 106 more words


Cremated vs Buried

I have the most random thoughts.  I blame it on staying alone, it does things to you.  Just the other day I was wondering what I would like to happen to me when I die burial wise that is.   95 more words


Riding Metro North. With Leaner.

The mercury tipped 27° F.
It’s the fifth day of Spring. Spring. Right.

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.

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Wide Open Space

I recently learned that I’m claustrophobic.  Not the panic-in-an-elevator kind of claustrophobia, but rather a panicked need to see outside or feel a breeze or breathe fresh air. 78 more words