Tag Archives: Leeds

“Bile”

Some flash fiction for you. Warning: do not eat while reading. I wanted that dress. I mean, brick through the pvc window; alarm goes off; blood on shattered glass, and hands, and frock; dress itself proper shredded as I drag … Continue reading

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Asylums & Libraries: “Unheard Voices of High Royds”

“Laziness … Mental Excitement … Novel Reading …” – Reasons for Admission 1864 – 1889 The first time I visited someone in psychiatric care, they were in Wayne County Hospital, in Westland, Michigan. Known throughout the state as “Eloise“, I … Continue reading

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Saucy is for Postcards: Public Art

Whenever I go out of town – which is not very often – I take my camera with me. It helps me look at things, on those days when I’d rather be hiding under the duvet with a book. (1) … Continue reading

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