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Runy

Runy’s earliest memories date back to his 4th birthday where a table stacked with plastic figurines of knights in shining armour and dragons was laid out for him under the warm June sunlight of suburbia. There were warriors in red tunics, blue tunics, gold tunics and black tunics. The small horsemen wielded vicious weapons ranging […]

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Postcards from my mother

Every Saturday for the last few weeks I have been trying to unclutter my flat with a bit of spring cleaning. It’s really rather amazing just how much ‘stuff’ we can accumulate over time and tuck away with that unrealistic hope of needing it again one day. Today I focussed on the dresser in the […]

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No man is an island

“No man is an island,” I never really understood that phrase. A man is a man and islands have got nothing to do with it. We may live on an island, we may not. All that phrase really does for me is make me think of No.6 the Prisoner and a bearded Tom Hanks searching […]