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My word of the week is:

This is because i have been sleeping badly due to my son going through a horrible period waking up several times a night and over time really dampens everything. 118 more words


Marks and Sleep

I went to M&S shortly after we’d got home feeling like I’d spent three sleepless days after a weekend tripping on blotters. Sleep deprivation does that to a person, The Surrealists experimented with the phenomena in order to engage with hidden realities, I thought about this as I wandered about an empty M&S like a ghost; it was just after nine a.m., watery shards of spring sunshine picked out fine clouds of dust that swirled over the racks and rails of taciturn slacks and empty blouses. 443 more words

Born To Lose. Live To Wean

Born to Lose. Live to Wean

At the beginning of 2016, on a relatively infrequent visit to the gym, I was on the fast-walking-thing listening to Orgasmatron. Actually it was the running machine but I can’t run on it because of my hopeless lower back, so there I was, all sweaty, gently entering into that zone when the music and adrenalin converge and make about fifty seconds of the three quarters-of-an-hour session rather beautiful. 408 more words

Born To Lose. Live To Wean


Tiredness washes over me like a heavy downpour

My enthusiasm escapes me like a dog through an open door

My body awakens from dream world but my mind is wanting more… 91 more words


8.45 am

That’s right, I’m still in bed, itching my hive ridden skin. I thought a few minor exercises were definitely called for, especially due to the sugar intake of not one, but two fizzy drinks yesterday (no wonder why I can’t get to sleep). 15 more words


This face...

This is the face of 16-hours awake. Of someone who still hasn’t had tea tonight, or even a wee since about 3pm. It’s the face of late nights and urgent dashes for school pick-ups. 141 more words


In the pavilion this morning, as we arrived to finish seeing off the last of the equipment, a solitary blue balloon moved from side to side on the floor. 502 more words