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The Excruciating Pain of Writing

Two summers ago I strained my shoulder at work.  After eight months, I noticed it was still painful and thought I’d better do something about it.  Some physio and it seemed to be getting better – but just as it … Continue reading

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Confessions of a J.K. Rowling addict

I’ve been waiting for this day for months.  Possible even years.  I remember once thinking, about ten years ago:  I wish JKRowling would write a novel for adults.  This morning, at around ten, I set off to my local Waterstones … Continue reading

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I’ve just popped back for my gun and then I’m going to shoot the fucking bitch behind the post office counter

Hate every motherfucker that’s in your way (MM)   All I wanted was something sticky.  A bit of Sellotape.  An address label.  Anything.  Usually the post office is quite obliging.  Often I remember to take my own Sellotape.  The problem … Continue reading

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