The Loop

…which of course was locked.   After a few years I gathered up the courage to unlock the door, beyond which was yet another room, noticeably better than the one I was in. Without hesitation I stepped in allowing the door to lock itself behind me.   After a few months I grew bored with […]

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Haircut

Whoa, what the fuck. He’s cut that way too short. My own fault for daydreaming rather than keeping an eye on the old duffer I suppose. He’s made me look like a right chav, just what I need in court tomorrow. It’s too late to do anything about it. He can forget about getting a tip, […]

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Bowie & Me 2

There were no virgins at my senior school. Everyone had ‘done it’ with various girls too many times to count. “You a virgin?” was the question everyone dreaded back then, and woe betide you if you didn’t have a decent answer. My story was that I’d had it away with a girl I met in […]

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Bowie & Me

Mid to late eighties, late night TV, I’m in the lounge, my dad is upstairs snoring for England. On the box is D. A. Pennebaker’s concert film – Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. I like Bowie, like everyone else my age I’ve grown up with the singles, kissed girls that had Bowie lyrics […]

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Begbie & Me

There have always been cats in my life, along with a few dogs here and there; but cats, like wonky teeth and record buying have been a bit of a constant for me. Bonnie was the first. She had a coat that looked like it’d been thrown together by the sort of person that would […]

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