Author Archives: Reed

Not too shabby, for an English graduate

I boldly marched up and half-inched this off Katyboo’s blog. What are fellow bloggers for, if not inspiration? This is a meme that has been doing the rounds (I am so Out Of Touch). The BBC spent a while working … Continue reading

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I have nothing to say and I’ve said it.

It’s NaBloPoMo. I can’t not write something tonight. But I’ve just been on a train for two hours and there’s nothing in the fridge except a piece of celery I could tie in a knot and half a bottle of … Continue reading

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I wrote something.

Poetry Friday was yesterday, obviously, and there was no poetry, because I am on holiday and days of the week do not apply to the holidaying (unless they are trying to buy stamps in a very small village), and anyway, … Continue reading

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Rattling of tins

Because I am spending the weekend away from home, with husband (it’s his birthday next week (hurrah!)) in a B&B with a king-sized bed, chocolate truffles, and a bottle of rosé in the mini-fridge, I am of course wearing woolly … Continue reading

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Fan-girl

Now that I’m alive again, I took myself on a little outing this evening. This being the Internet Age and all, I listen to podcasts, even though I tend to think of them as ‘OMG my computer’s being a radio!’ … Continue reading

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Don’t bother reading this one

I went back to work today, having spent two (well, three, if you count Sunday, and I do) days lying face-down on the bed wishing the entire Universe would fuck right off and take everything between my neck and my … Continue reading

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Things to read when in savage amounts of pain

1 – Nothing. Even when you’re bored out of what’s left of your tiny mind, there are times when reading is not an option. This is endurance mode. Concentrate on not dying, try not to sob too much or you’ll … Continue reading

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I aten’t dead.

But it does sound like a nice peaceful option right now.

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Pause for brains

I think for the next few days my blog contributions are going to be limited to my squeaking faintly ‘I aten’t dead!’ I have a Condition, you see, that is Very Painful, and when it flares up, I am to … Continue reading

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Over-share

Oof. What to say today? It being NaBloPoMo, I have to say something even if it’s utterly pointless and dull. [Lucky readers - Ed]. … *crickets*… Nope. Coming up with nada. Heigh ho. The NaBloPoMo website has a daily prompt, … Continue reading

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