30th August, 2021

I am cold!  Seems I was beginning to think I would never write these words again – and the same could be said of the polar bear … refrain from exclamation mark.  Refrain!  No, too late.  The thing is, our summers are, now, characterised by sticky, humid...
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27th August, 2021

No Game … I’ve had enough, there is no doubt The fridge is bare, I’m all cleaned out. I’ve tried to maintain a voice of cheer But the towel is in, all hail King Lear! Charlie Watts has gone, the Stones are three Thanks for the memories and the...
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23rd August, 2021

The eyes are empty.  Behind them, there is nothing but despair and misery.  Not a glimmer of hope.  Years in captivity will do that.  Years in a concrete cell being gawped at by human beings, laughing, making faces.  Just another day out for them.  Just another day in...
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20th August, 2021

Welcome to my reader in Vietnam – joining my readers in China.  Who would have thought it?  To think, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Japan, the Philippines, to name but a few.  Trish-Trash is nothing if not far-reaching.  Anyway, if I’m honest, I’m sure I am...
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16th August, 2021

Firstly, as I’m sure I mention every year, Elvis died this day in 1977, aged 42.  Help!  Not only does it feel as though he gets younger every year – 42! – but I cannot reconcile that it is 44 years ago.  I was all of sixteen and I remember we had...
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