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First draft of life

Not really. But for that anthology I’m hoping to contribute  to. I have no idea if it’s what they are after. A lot of it comes from what I’ve written on here and writing it felt like plagiarizing myself!! Written on August … Continue reading

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Six hundred and one

Gosh. I’m trying to write a piece for a literary anthology that St. Mungo’s (a homeless charity) are putting together around drinking and recovery. I thought it would be an easy piece of writing. Just sit down for a couple … Continue reading

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You can’t stop the thought. But you can control what to do with it.

Gosh, where to start. My mind has been non stop for weeks. So much of it filled up with THE most boring script ‘Germany – to go, or not to go?!’ I 100% decided on yes and no, many many … Continue reading

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My first AA meeting

I’m supposed to be on a date tonight, but I cancelled it to go to AA. Sat on the tube heading there. I have to go in. Just this once. I’ve already played a million scenarios in my head. It’s … Continue reading

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Realness

Last night I cycled through a cold, dark, crispy, beautiful London. I stopped in the park and turned off my bike lights and just looked around and breathed. Felt, saw and took in the beauty and the peacefulness. Such real … Continue reading

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