Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Goodbye Song

I tried to find a goodbye song but couldn’t So I thought I would write one. It’s time to say goodbye love But let it be au revoir not adieu The French make a distinction See you again or God … Continue reading

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The coup

“I broke into a house once”, I casually said while watching the old man and a robot break into a house in the film Robot and Frank. “What?” he said. “When?” he said as if going through the list of ‘wh’ questions. “The night … Continue reading

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I’d rather go blind

Mary Coughlan Something told me it was over When I saw you and her talkin’ Something deep down in my soul said, ‘Cry, girl’ When I saw you and that girl walkin’ around Whoo, I would rather, I would rather … Continue reading

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St Anthony

Most Italian villages have a patron saint who watches over and protects the inhabitants. The patron Saint of Fabrizia, a village high in the Calabrian mountains in the south of Italy, is Saint Anthony. A statue of Saint Anthony is … Continue reading

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One degree of separation

“Di, Gabrielle has had a suicide attempt” She’s in hospital and she’s Ok. “ Cathy said over the phone. “What” I screamed then continued with the ridiculous phrase “You’re kidding me.” “What happened?” “Don’t know it just got all got … Continue reading

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In Search of Duende

When she saw his profile name on the dating site she said to herself  “Yes, that’s it. I am also in search of duende.” He had removed all spaces, removed all stops and made it into one word – insearchofduende. … Continue reading

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