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A Worthwhile Individual

Is it just me, or are good catholic boys never that fucking impressive? Perhaps that is only a sign of being raised without religion. There is an image associated with the diligantly-faithfuls of banal purity and goodness. It is something … Continue reading

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Tea helps me think

[That stereotype about British people loving tea? Yeah, completely true.] “Ooo, very good packing skills,” comments the cashier. Is there a correct response to that? I settled for, “I do try.” So, because I am a secret raging hippy I … Continue reading

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The time you take

Let those of wealth never be reason For argument of plenty Between those impoverished- The battle against it Is lost, Before it has even begun. The pursuit of happiness Reaps rewards en route Ever more worthy of, The time taken … Continue reading

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The easiest job

*lifts chair, sighs* “Oh, it’s a tough life!” Sarcasm notes detected, “Well… it would be if you had to do it full time,” “You’ll be alright then. Part time?” “No, I’m full time.” Do you know, I have finally figured … Continue reading

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To be as poor as it is possible to be without being homeless

2 litres of milk- 79 pence. 500 grams of porridge oats- 39 pence. 500 grams of dry pasta- 31 pence. 400 grams of tinned tomatoes- 35 pence. 500 grams of sugar- 79 pence. The result? Walking up the stairs to … Continue reading

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