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    Life-or-death decisions

    Not once, but two or three or four times a day, I make life-or-death decisions. I decide what lives and what dies. Sometimes those decisions

    2018 Grateful 52

    2018 Grateful 22

    When your bestie’s birthday is a couple of days before yours, it’s generally a good thing. Back in the day when we lived on the

    2016 Grateful 1

    As yet another year draws to a close, I find my reaction to 2016 summing itself up in three letters: WTF? Yes, I have a

    2016 Grateful 40

    Back in January 2009, having moved into a newly refurbished flat that was no where near as finished as I’d hoped it to be, I had

    2015 Grateful 46

    I heard with great sadness that a South African friend of mine passed away this weekend. Being an inveterate romantic, he picked a good weekend

    In memory

    Many years ago, I went to see a psychic of sorts near Oxford. She had worked with the local police on a few cases and

    A grave decoration

    As Easter beckons and as my mate Lori’s first anniversary draws near, I find myself thinking more and more about death – not that I

    The loneliness of loneliness

    I’ve spent the last three hours crying my eyes out. All because of a five-minute telephone conversation. San Francisco to Budapest. My best friend’s husband

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