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Walking alone (and feeling ugly) in the city where “you’ll never walk alone”

As I mentioned in my last blog entry, I went into Liverpool city centre on Friday afternoon on the train, taking my bike with me.  I’d been to Liverpool a few times before when K was living in the city … 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 Ely & Peterborough

I completed another long train journey yesterday, when I went to Peterborough to pick Persephone (my bike) up from storage.  I left Falkirk at around 6 am and arrived in Peterborough at 11:30 m, where I then took a taxi … 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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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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A sunny day in Peterborough (and nothing bad happened to me)

I was dreading having to go to Peterborough today to visit the self-storage facility just outside the city centre.  I’d been to Peterborough a couple of times before, but never on my own and not recently, so I wasn’t sure … Continue reading

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I wasn’t prepared for any of this (living alone in a small English town, the past, fear of children and teenagers)

My mum and I are talking again, although nothing has been resolved and never will be.  She seems to have accepted that I’m leaving Grantham and our conversations have returned to the safety of talking about the cats.  I have … Continue reading

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