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November 2011

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Proof of Hat. Because Dad Said So.

29th November 2011

And so, I’m friends with my Dad.  On Facebook and in real life.  After I posted my post yesterday, he posted this on Facebook:   It pays to be friends with your Dad, people.  It means a lot.  It means, amongst many other things, that any baby picture of you he decides to share will be of the non-embarrassing sort.  You hope. I love you, Dad.…

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My Head Is Too Big For Hats

28th November 2011

Let’s say, just for laughs, that your boiler is busted today. Here’s a list of stuff you might do while waiting for the repairman/contemplating said repairman’s actual existence: You may decide that it is colder in your flat than it is outside.  And, not only is the water cold, it also tastes weird, making your coffee, for lack of a better word, funky. You may then ask your PA, if you have one, to go to Starbucks and get you…

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The Thanksgiving Duck

26th November 2011

And so, last weekend I started a healthy eating kick.  For me, this meant leaving the lettuce and onions and one or two peppers on Saturday’s burger, and not having sour sweets while watching Tin Tin at the cinema.  I took fruit-bars to work and came home to rice-cakes and grapes.  I may have asked Sarge to boil spinach pasta and then left the tomato chucks in the sauce.  I was doing pretty well. And then Thursday happened.  I’ve told…

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Open To Interpretation

11th November 2011

What follows could either be a. a snippet from my NaNo novel or, 2.  a recent conversation between Sarge and me: I need to write. Then write. How do I get out of the way? Write in the bathroom, on the toilet, in the tub. Write in bare feet, using a pencil with no eraser. Stick your head out the window, shut your eyes and breathe. And don’t take breaks to talk to your mother about goat wool. That wasn’t…

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