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Potty

Am pootling along in South Ken pedestrian tunnel this summer morn, rejoicing that Busker Nemesis nowhere to be seen, when come upon small family gathering of mother and two infants around parked pushchair, up against wall of tunnel. ‘Well done, … Continue reading

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Busking Nemesis

Gadzooks! What spectral horror dost I espy down the long, lonely, dim reaches of the South Kensington pedestrian tunnel this summer morn? Though it be sultry outside an icy chill plays about my heart. Why flees the solitary pigeon, pecking … Continue reading

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Edvard Munch Receives a Letter

14 May 1893 Several weeks having passed since the terryifying loss of my Season Ticket, I had been lodging in that miserable abode of pain and suffering, Croydon Workhouse, where, at the utmost extremity after my daily expenditure on railway tickets … Continue reading

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The Horror! The Horror!

‘Loud blows Heimdall, the horn is aloft, In fear quake all who on Hel-roads are’ Völuspá, Poetic Edda, Henry Adams Bellows’ translation It’s not widely known that the real reason the figure on the bridge in Edvard Munch’s ‘The Scream’ … Continue reading

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Windows

First day of spring commute. Not a cloud in the sky, sun shining brightly, daffodils sprouting, birds chirping. Flood tides have receded, huzzah, and pigeon sent out to look for dry land has returned with may blossom in its beak. … Continue reading

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Team Meeting

Miss train at Esher so get taxi to Surbiton where congratulate self on escaping noisy family gang at station by nifty footwork when train arrive. Have just started stuffing face with pain au raisin at far end of railway carriage … Continue reading

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Seasonal Hazards

November is upon us, and it has been ages since I had a whinge. All in the garden must have been rosy for the last month because I have had not inclination to sound off about annoying commuting experiences, however, … Continue reading

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