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Continually fooled by people and their hidden agendas

It’s just past midnight and I can’t (and won’t) sleep, after waking up from an intense nightmare.  My lower back is in agony, with the pain radiating all the way down my right leg.  I’m extremely anxious because I have … Continue reading

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I’m so drained from doing so little and I believe that chronic loneliness and isolation are largely responsible

I know I’m screaming into the depths of space here.  The internet has become another lonely place for me, despite once being a place of solace where I could find real connections with people.  I’m now in a situation again … Continue reading

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On the move again

My time here in Falkirk is up tomorrow, so I’m going to another Airbnb.  This time it’s a studio flat on the eastern side of Edinburgh.   I picked it because it was cheap and because it’s likely to be a … Continue reading

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Ugly in Antwerp (a beautiful Belgian city)

I had another nightmare about the UK and Brexit, involving soon-to-be Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.  I’ve been having similar nightmares almost every night and they really screw me up.  Needless to say, I’m dreading returning to the UK tomorrow.  When … Continue reading

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I’ve left Grantham for good

I’m at a Starbucks in St. Pancras International train station in London, waiting for my train to Amsterdam that doesn’t depart for another 6 hours, so I have a lot of time to kill.  I left Grantham for good at … Continue reading

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She doesn’t understand privilege / intersectionality (met with my mum yesterday)

I went over  to my mum’s yesterday evening.  While it didn’t end in an argument or even get heated at any point (the wine helped), there were numerous occasions where I failed to make myself heard and understood.  She kept … Continue reading

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Today was okay, but I’m dreading tomorrow (Saturday)

I cycled just over 30 miles this morning, from Grantham to Nottingham along the Grantham Canal and through the villages of Bottesford,  Aslockton and Bingham (the same route as last time).  It took me just over 3 hours, but I … Continue reading

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