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Who wants to be a Welfare Millionaire?

Q: What group is most at fault for you being miserable? A – Immigrants B – The EU C – Welfare scroungers D – Bankers in their suits and ties All bullshit, of course. If you’re miserable it’s more likely … Continue reading

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A friend of mine tells me he writes early, before everything else about life and the world has risen up and blotted out his impulse. I don’t know how he managed to rise and write before work, because generally when … Continue reading

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We’ve just bought a superb desk, oak and nostalgically yellow as the half-remembered teacher’s desks from my secondary school. It’s big, heavy, solid. The elderly lady we’ve bought it from can hardly bear to part with it, shepherding our ultimately … Continue reading

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Be a man about it. How do you step up to that requirement? Where are our male, father role models who have taken that in a direction which fits with this world? Maybe there aren’t any, maybe the question of … Continue reading

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My mum, and no doubt a lot of her generation, were keen to see their children achieve in qualifications – to succeed in terms of recognisable and bankable entries on a CV – because the world we’re surrounded by isn’t … Continue reading

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Write quickly, write out what’s in my head – new tactic today. Writing at work today was good, but at the same time I feel totally disconnected from my own. Even this feels unfamiliar and I’ve been doing it for … Continue reading

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Again with the tensions. Last night was a great writing session over MSN with W2B that was cut frustratingly short by our messages failing and problems with the service. What we were doing felt exhausting to me, after I’d strained … Continue reading

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