Monthly Archives: September 2015

Spock Wept! Further Curses for Our Times

Warnings for: Swearing (duh), substantive sci fi references, & an elegant sufficiency of alternative swear words (because anything else would be flippity-floppity). Why, oh why, is swearing such goddamn fun? And – especially for non-smokers, though I’ve met plenty of … Continue reading

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A “Who” of My Favourite Things

Not all the best things in life are free. Even love comes at a cost: not necessarily financial. As for the next best thing, here in the UK at least, you need a license. Yep, it’s that time of year: … Continue reading

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Art & Trees & Autumn Light

“But not a cell in all the tree knew aught  save that it thrilled with life, Nor cared because the hammock fell In the dust with Milton’s Poems.” – Many Soldiers, “Spoon River Anthology,” Edgar Lee Masters Warnings for: artiness; … Continue reading

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Good to be Alive: World Suicide Prevention Day 2015

When you’ve been with someone for awhile, there are a lot of sorrys. But also a lot of thank yous. I’m writing this in support of World Suicide Prevention Day, and the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). And, with … Continue reading

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MEDS COCKTAIL PARTY SEPTEMBER 10th World Suicide Prevention Day

I don’t usually reblog, but the topic of suicide prevention touches me quite deeply.

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