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The Last Day and a Good Death

I’m Nic. I have been a close friend of Deb’s for fifteen years. For the last four, I have been one of the crew members on the Nostromo, if you will. I accompanied the protagonist as she lived with (don’t … Continue reading

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Blue bird of Happiness….

OK I fibbed about the weekly update but in my defence I’ve had a frozen shoulder and blah, blah ….I went for an X-ray on Friday because when you’re in my position there’s always a bit of an “oh, let’s … Continue reading

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In which Ripley has a bit of a sit down and reads the papers….

I’ve been meaning to blog before now.  Before “the news” (yes I did pause to make air quotation marks then) the idea was a weekly -ish blog about other stuff as I assumed I didn’t have to be Not Quite … Continue reading

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“Don’t be afraid. I’m part of the family.”

That is a quote from Alien 3.  When naming a blog after a film you should be wary of sequels.  I wasn’t going to write this yet but I promised I would and in a strange way I wanted to … Continue reading

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“What kind of thing? I need a clear definition.”

I really hesitated before I fired up the laptop about this gang but I’ve always said I’ll be honest.  So here goes.  Yesterday I went to the Royal Free Hospital to get the results of my latest MRI scan.  Well … Continue reading

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January 2011 – “Dolly has a condition ..”

Well will you look at that – a shiny new year! I saw it in on Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman toasting the moon with a plastic cup of rum and cola.  I had a bit of a wobble – last … Continue reading

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The single lantern.

I was hoping I’d be able to do this on October 31st.  Well, if I was going to get some really scary news on Valentine’s Day the least the universe owed me was getting some fantastic news on Halloween.  The appointment … Continue reading

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