Just for today…

Leaving the tube station I accelerate from a casual walk to a panic driven run as I crossed through a perpetual wave of Black cabs and bicycles in a game of human ‘Frogger’. I pull in tight to the brickwork on the opposite side of the street and hide under the window ledge of a […]

Southbound

  The house was cold and dark and the key was unfamiliar to my touch as it slid into the lock.  A new build house of about 15 years old, it had one of these new multi lever security doors that require not only the key to be turned, but also the handle to be […]

D Day. Three years later.

  I am sat in a field in Northern France.  I’m not moving at all, it is silent and I can see the rolling, green and pleasant countryside for miles in just about all directions.  Looking left I can see a beautiful, resplendent old stone farm complex with pale blue wooden shutters keeping out the […]

When one door closes….

  Written May 2018. Strangely I am writing this particular piece back in the exact spot in Mark’s flat that I started this blog.  Back once again in the little SE England town where I lived for almost 10 years and where everything in life changed.  I’m back here to sign on the Dole again […]

The fourth month of bankruptcy.

The monthly update on the start of the Fifth month of bankruptcy.  Very little to report really.  I had a few more computer generated letters earlier in the month of October from the car finance people, but they were passed straight onto the Insolvency Agency to deal with.  Another company has bought a debt from […]