Tag Archives: Rochester

I wish I’d never come back to the United Kingdom (this is not my home anymore)

I truly fucked up when I returned to the United Kingdom last November. It was probably the second biggest mistake of my life, the first being dragging S (my ex-wife) into my hell and wasting 9 years of her life.  … Continue reading

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K (my ex-girlfriend) still wants me to move in with her

As I mentioned in my last entry, I got back in touch with K recently.  Admittedly, I was drunk when I emailed her and apologized, but she still wants me to move in with her, even if it’s just for … Continue reading

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I have to binge drink just to get through the day here

I’ve been in this hellhole known as ‘South Shields aka ‘Grantham-by-the-Sea’ since July 19th and I don’t leave until Friday.  I should never have come to this terrible seaside, family friendly place, but I didn’t know it would be this … Continue reading

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Update from the Netherlands (pondering my future and dreading next week’s heatwave)

There’s a heatwave heading for north west Europe next week and I’m dreading it.  Daytime temperatures are forecast to hit the mid 30’s, which is as hot as the ‘summer from hell’ that I went through in Rochester New York … Continue reading

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Dire news on the Brexit front (‘no deal’ is now more likely than ever)

I really *should* stop looking at the news, but doing so is impossible in the age of information that we live in.  When it comes to Brexit, it affects me too much to just choose to ignore it.  The latest … Continue reading

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Living here has been like serving a 6 month prison sentence

I don’t have to express how much I hate weekends, especially here in Grantham.  I’m tired of feeling like a prisoner stuck in my flat, unable to go out because of the plethora of kids, teenagers and families living in … Continue reading

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Another highly triggering encounter with my mother (family of origin)

TRIGGER WARNING: Self harm I had a truly awful day yesterday (Tuesday), which culminated in another major fight with my mother.  Once again, she managed to upset me when I went over to her house around lunchtime.  I only went … Continue reading

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