Monthly Archives: September 2011

Holocaust Up Close

September 24, 2011

Standing in line in the cold of the dawn, their baby held close to his chest. He managed to stifle the start of a yawn, he wore only trousers and vest. In front … about of them stood two hundred or more, they slowly shuffled along. He was small and felt weak and his body […]


September 17, 2011

I came into the room and you were there and all I could do was stand and stare until you turned and looked at me I thought right then I’d never be free of the memories good and bad of the unique togetherness we always had I turned and walked away again went outside into […]

Don’t love her

September 11, 2011

Don’t love her ‘cos she’s beautiful or isn’t very fat, don’t love her ‘cos she’s nice to me, it isn’t ‘cos of that Don’t love her because she smiles a lot, or cuddles close in bed, don’t love her ‘cos she isn’t hard, she’s soft and warm instead. I love her ‘cos for however brief […]

Affairs with Au Pairs

September 4, 2011

It’s OK to smile at ladies at night and the girl in the shoe shop is probably alright if nobody cares you can take them upstairs but don’t have affairs with Au Pairs That young man each morning who delivers the post or the boy in the tea shop who brings you your toast It’s […]

My car buying checklist

September 3, 2011

When I buy a car, or help someone else do so, I always check everything on this list.

Wireless keyboard

September 1, 2011

So here I am sitting on the sofa and typing on my super new KeySonic wireless keyboard. It’s basically a laptop keyboard and touchpad in a very light and thin plastic case. It’s more comfortable to use than any keyboard I have used before. My shoulders aren’t hunched in an effort to raise my arms […]