Tag Archives: Cambridge

The Year it Rained

Welcome to the clockwork of The Devonshire Arms. Eleven minutes past nine and any moment Geoff will walk in through the glass-panelled door and begin unbuttoning his burgundy overcoat as he does every Wednesday night. The bar is dotted with … Continue reading

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End of the Season

The relationship has ended. That’s why I’m here. Returning after only a day – rattling back through the white chalk swellings to my point of departure. Tipped onto the platform at Hatfield Station with nothing but longing. To the north … Continue reading

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Gargling Cheap Wine: 3 Homerton Street

There’d been no other reason to get wasted other than we were brothers and it was Saturday. By midnight we were gargling cheap wine and the walls had rushed away. Seven sheets blew in the wind we sailed steamrollers in … Continue reading

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Delays Possible: Cambridge to Hatfield

Cambridge is crowded and clotted with the glow of memories. Delays announced. Freight haulers stop and stare as I board the train and look out at the city of my birth. A whistle – punctuation and we pull away past … Continue reading

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