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On The Lonely Death of Jani Lane - A Reprise

As with yesterday, not every day is interesting or exciting enough to easily bless me with blog ideas. Realistically, I’m writing every day just to force myself into the habit – it’s an act of fortitude, not grand inspiration. 1,640 more words

Letters To The Past

Happiness is Relative

There’s another conversation that’s been playing on my mind lately. A colleague was describing how they’d moved from Australia to New Zealand, and there were a lot of things that they didn’t like about the move, but they still felt they’d made the right decision because their eldest daughter was getting badly bullied at high school and they’d had to make the change on her behalf… 1,104 more words

Letters To The Past

Turtle

I was back to mindlessly breezing through Facebook tonight, when I saw the picture above (posted on Jackson Galaxy’s page). He tagged it as #sweetcaroline.  1,155 more words

Letters To The Past

Hillsborough pt 2

Please see part 1 of this post.

It would seem that the kindest reading of the events at Hillsborough show a Police force that was ill-equipped and unprepared for the situation it faced, and that individuals within that force did not fully understand what was happening until it was too late. 1,064 more words

Sad Stuff

Hillsborough pt 1

For the past week or so, there’s a subject that’s been eating at my mind, trying to form itself into a coherent blog post. It would seem that the nexus of today’s news has called for this subject to become more solid. 1,106 more words

Sad Stuff

I Need You to be Wicked

I need you to be wicked.
I’m trying to not like you,
The way I do.
I need you to be wicked.
I’m trying to not like you, 144 more words

Poetry