My first meeting with Roy Harper
Back in 1967 I was feeling very isolated. I had lots of friends but I was changing fast. I was reading Beat poetry and Kerouac, listening to more serious music and thinking. 444 more words
This past week, I experienced my first Thanksgiving Day away from home.
I remember when I took this job in South Dakota, approximately 10 hours from where all my history has really been lived, thinking that I didn’t really care about holidays anyway. 670 more words
On my arse in the sewage – one of the best jobs I’ve ever had
Strangely the two best jobs I’ve ever had, apart from teaching, are road sweeping and sewage. 639 more words
It must be Christmas.
There has been a surge in purchases of my books.It is very heartening.
People are feeding back very encouraging reviews as well and that is always nice to hear. 172 more words
The worst job I ever had – working in the factory
The worst job ever was factory work. It is soul destroying.
The day started at 8.00 am. 704 more words