Tag Archives: philosophy

Not Going Social #poem #poetry

Today’s philosophical musings are on the subject of going cold turkey When I was young and barely dry I learnt there was nothing better Than to keep in contact with my friends By writing them a letter. The telephone I … Continue reading

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Something Chewable For 2021

As we take the time to peer up life’s proctological periscope in the hope of spotting some light beyond the ever tightening sphincter of lockdown, and dodge those sharp edged toast crusts that litter our path, I offer some light … Continue reading

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The past is always tense, the future perfect #thoughts

I wrote this in 2014; not sure what prompted it then. A bit pretentious perhaps but not far from what I believe. The quote in the title is from Zadie Smith – clever woman, that. And it’s what I understand when … Continue reading

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If Music Is The Question…

… then at least so far as I concerned Karma Chameleon is not the answer. The year is 1983. The Textiliste and I have moved into a flat in Tooting, a early century, purpose built maisonette, our first purchase. We’d … Continue reading

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Life? Pah, You Couldn’t Make It Up #philosophy

This was me, two years ago. Six years old, again. Now, two years on and I’m eight today, so, utilizing the patented Le Pard Failsafe Body Clock that takes the digits of your years on the planet, adds them together … Continue reading

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Flagging… #carrotranch #flashfiction

Quiz Night Is Always Educational ‘Greece?’ ‘Come on, Morgan. You’re the expert on flags. We need this. Blue stripes.’ ‘I don’t know, do I?’ ‘Funny, isn’t it? Each nation has a flag, all different yet we still get hung up … Continue reading

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A Thinking Moment

A little Sunday philosophy, triggered by a new follower, Chelsea – go on, say hello – to this little blog. I hope it helps you get through the day, as you dodge those sharp edged toast crusts and inhale you … Continue reading

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Top 10 Lessons from 2016 #Caninephilosophy

1. If you leave it out it will get eaten. 2. Brexit means little if there’s no chicken left. 3. If humans adopted a dog’s approach to greeting another, by checking out each other’s arses, they’d know, early on, which … Continue reading

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Geoffle 6.0, the Reboot

Ok, time for a moment of self-indulgence. By some off-kilter astro-clock I’m told I have collected 60 New Years on this fast moving lump of rock. As the heading suggests I’d rather think of that as Geoffrey 6.0, the Reboot … Continue reading

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In search of an identity – one walk, one dream

The Scots, Welsh and Irish all have, it is said, discernible identities. Characteristics that those claiming allegiance see as a common thread. Not the English. Too embarrassed by the legacy of empire to show too much of ourselves, I suppose. … Continue reading

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