Tag Archives: Gerald C Dalek

The Art & Practice of Being Normal

“Hide, hide, the cow’s outside!” “I ain’t afraid of no cow.” – final lines to a child’s joke, circa 1960s I’m paid to be normal: compassionate, encouraging, yet normal. Because I work in mental health, and it doesn’t do for … Continue reading

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Build Your Own Skaro: the Biopsy which Wasn’t

Yesterday, I went to hospital for a(nother) biopsy. Except, it didn’t happen. The lovely woman who tried to explain why gave it three goes before I told her not to attempt a third. After all, “Life is uncertain – eat … Continue reading

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“What! No Pudding?” Collection Out Now!

Happy December! American readers, I hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving. In the UK? Not long til you can celebrate Boxing Day, and buy a settee. Since arriving in GreenandPleasantland, I’ve made it my on-and-off mission to flood … okay, … Continue reading

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