Category Archives: Relationships

End of Romance – A poem, for you.

You know that empty feeling you get When you take a huge dump Following a few days’ constipation. That is the feeling I have Now you are gone.

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Why?

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Skin

Yesterday, for the first time in five years, I removed all my clothing in the presence of a woman.  She was a nurse, of course. She examined me all over, even the soles of my feet, for signs of melanoma. … Continue reading

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Dear Diary

Something is wrong. The black dog has me by the knee and is worrying me sore.  I had hoped for some good news this week, and I have had no word.  Val pointed out that no news is good news.  The … Continue reading

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Choice

Someone on Facebook took offence at my jocular comment If I had realised at the time that Lebanese was actually a nationality, not a lifestyle choice, I would have asked her to marry me.  Damn. I deleted their comment, not … Continue reading

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Bearded Loon

I am growing a beard again. It seems, to have any street cred in this part of the world, a biker needs a beard.   I have a creditable bike, I have the paunch and the attitude, I even have the … Continue reading

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He Wishes For the Cloths of Heaven

HAD I the heavens’ embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of night and light and the half light, I would spread the cloths under your feet: But I, being … Continue reading

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Bob’s Return

Last I saw him he was down at the Library secret garden.    He’s back. Today I was sitting down with an iced coffee after a bit of pottering in the garden; picking oranges, squeezing them,  topping up the pool … Continue reading

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Drought

Another Severe Thunderstorm Warning for damaging wind and heavy rainfall was issued this afternoon for our area.  The drought is so bad at present that everyone hopes the promised rain comes.  In all the time I have been here, I have … Continue reading

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Ad Serving

The Internet thinks it knows me.  I check out a couple of motorcycle sites and the advertising to which they decide to expose me suddenly becomes filled with –  not ads for bikes (they clearly assume,  correctly, I already have … Continue reading

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