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 […]

I am using it now…

It was wrapped in a huge, light blue, plastic tarpaulin and cocooned around the edges in cheap rolls of light brown packing tape that kept the gaps closed.  I looked at it one last time before I made the final wrap and slowly the dark brown leather disappeared into mummification for what I thought would […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]