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Like herpes or the smell of flowers

My thyroid gland exploded in a cloud of smoke. A common condition that 1 in 1000 people suffer like herpes or the smell of flowers in spring when the sun wakes up after hibernation. This has not been a winter … Continue reading

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Rooks clatter in the trees

I’m filled with light as my thyroid reboots. Spring inside a cyclone of green that reaches into my blood. Clouds roll back hard as constipation and cats are puddles on windowsills. I’m out walking for the first time in months … Continue reading

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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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