She sings.

  I had already drunk at least 10 cups of tea since waking up when the door bell finally rang.  I’d been waiting in all day, no text, no phone call, just a time slot on an email – 7am to 3pm – ‘YES! it’s here‘, I thought.  I was just as excited as when […]

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 […]

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 […]