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Greetings from the scrapheap (being long-term unemployed and unemployable)

One of the reasons for wanting to die that I listed yesterday is ‘long-term unemployment’.  Granted, it’s not in the top 5, but it’s a valid and legitimate reason for wanting out and many suicides have been attributed to long-term … Continue reading

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My many (justifiable) reasons for wanting to die

TRIGGER WARNING: Suicide, alcoholism People don’t seem to understand that I genuinely do want to die.  There are multiple reasons for this and some of those reasons would be enough on their own to justify suicide.  In case you don’t … Continue reading

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Envy of others has completely poisoned me (feeling ugly, alone and left behind)

I went to Edinburgh yesterday and did nothing but get very drunk.  I just wanted to get out of England and specifically out of South Shields, the town where I’m currently staying, which I’ve dubbed as ‘Grantham-by-the-Sea, for its obvious … Continue reading

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My life just became more difficult (bike vandalised, loneliness, time to go)

I’ve only been back in England (South Shields)  for 3 days and already Persephone (my bike)  has been completely vandalised.  I was going to take her out today and I came down to find the tyres slashed, the bell destroyed … Continue reading

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Ugly on The John Muir Way

I cycled a 22 mile stretch of the John Muir Way (sections 8 to 10) yesterday, from the east side of Edinburgh to North Berwick.  It took me about 3 hours in total, but only because I stopped at various … Continue reading

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Falkirk to Glasgow bike ride

I cycled from Falkirk to Glasgow today, a total of almost 30 miles due to my detours and wrong turns.  I planned to cycle at least part of the way back to Falkirk too, but it started raining as I … Continue reading

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Ugly in Brussels, the Capital of Europe

I spent 7 hours in Brussels yesterday (Thursday) and a total of 5 hours traveling there and back.  I must’ve walked at least 15 km, as I covered a lot of ground.  Brussels was actually on my bucket list of … Continue reading

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