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Hush… There’s a deathly hush all around…

When I was twelve I wrote the lyrics for a song which began with the line above. Let’s just say it together, atmospherically: Hush…. There’s a deathly hush all around…. Oh, it was a classic. A few lines later it went “There’s gonna be a riot if it stays this quiet…” I mean, I was destined to be a writer! Oh, Robinson. Riot and quiet? Bless you, my little love. Bless you. Anyway. That’s sort of how it felt when I woke up this morning. There was a deathly hush all around. An eerie stillness broken only by an unseen finger that … Continue reading

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I’m not a celebrity but please get me out of here anyway.

Right. Enough. Friends, it is all over between Me and Travelling. Our previously cordial relations have been severed. I’m done! (NB The picture to the left was taken before me and Travelling fell out) It began on Wednesday when I was staring out of the window of a bus at an extraordinary range of mountains. I realised I couldn’t give a flying f*ck about said mountains. Shocked, I slapped myself round the face. What sort of a traveller gets bored of mountains? Nothing changed. I just looked around to check no-one was watching me and gave a discreet v-sign to … Continue reading

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