Morecambe fairground

It was a sixpenny slot which wasn’t that much, but when that’s all you’ve got it was. twenty shots to pot twenty ducks and you’d get your sixpence back, quack bloody quack never once got it back and I always walked home, that should have taught me something about something, but when you’re ten you…

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Dark blue

She liked it when you said that what we had would last forever but you never knew how long forever was and that was just a micro moment in the fullness of the universe when things that once were good just went from bad to worse. And when the chasm yawned a bit like you…

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Numbers game

A nice turn of phrase when one’s able to laze on the chaise keeping pace with the slow arc of the sun. Get ready set? not yet, I need one more spin of the turntable One cable’s length to get into gear, happy new year? It could be the best and probably will be, but…

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2020 and a quarter

Disenfranchisement and fear, but it’s a happy new year until you wake on the first with a thirst you can’t slake and a banging in your head which could be the old year that is dead, but won’t die. Should not have gone boozin’ you should have stayed in and counted what blessings you had,…

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Timelines

It was this time last year, I am sure that it was and the year before that and before that and I am sure because I was there at the top of a pine tree mending a cone pretending that I was the king on my throne, so it was this time last year like…

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