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A Point for Consideration

In depression’s thrall,it is hard to keep perspectiveabout your own awfulness. But please consider:Have you committed genocide?Are you worse than Hitler?Do you aspireto be THE MOST EVILof evildoers? Will you study for years to figure out the finest route to massacre?Build a lair inside a volcano?Shave your head, get a cat to stroke malevolently,and hold… Continue reading A Point for Consideration

Creative Writing · General Life · Life Philosophy · Poetry?????

How to Clean Your Wellies

First, make sure it’s raining. Very wet weather is best. Next, put on your raincoat; the sky-blue one that you nicked from The Cottage, the old kind that’s rubber over canvas. Take a route that passes through long grass. It will be your scrub-brush. Splash in puddles to rinse. Don’t worry if your meander eventually… Continue reading How to Clean Your Wellies

General Life · Life Philosophy

Why I moved to Zone 9

Transport for London (TFL), the government authority which oversees busses and trains in the greater London metropolitan region, breaks the transport area into nine main zones. The fares it charges for rail journeys vary depending on which zones are involved, and which types of trains are used (Overground, Underground, Thameslink, etc.). Most Londoners consider Zone… Continue reading Why I moved to Zone 9