Tag Archives: Love

On Being Requited

Goodness me, where to begin? I haven’t posted since November and so much has happened since then… 1. Way back in November I flew back to the UK and was finally reunited with the man I love. I hope we … Continue reading

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100 Days of Solitude

[with apologies to Gabriel Garcia Marquez] When I left Ed at Heathrow in July – and I actually wept, for the first time in years –  100 days stretched ahead of us until we could be together again. 100 days … Continue reading

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Countdown

This time in two weeks, Friday 15th July, I will be arriving in Bristol to meet my Viking Sousaphonist; the lovely man who has been my friend and heart’s desire for the last 6 years and for whom I carried … Continue reading

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For posterity

I want to record how I’m feeling at the moment while I’m living it, to remind myself later when the first flush of breathless and giddy emotion has given way – as it inevitably must – to the more settled … Continue reading

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Dignity, Dicing With Death and Elephant Seal Love

1. I am feeling stronger, clearer about what I want, increasingly confident about getting it and generally more in control than I have in years. And so to celebrate, this Friday I bring you a man who is clearly not … Continue reading

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What The Hell Is That Supposed To Mean?

A friend told me this weekend that Tall Pilot Guy is known as a ‘player’. She also said he was apparently a ‘really nice guy’. Now, it seems to me that a person can’t be both. So, what am I … Continue reading

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The Shipping News and Grown Up Love

Was love then like a bag of assorted sweets passed around from which one might choose more than once? Some might sting the tongue, some invoke night perfume. Some had centers as bitter as gall, some blended honey and poison, … Continue reading

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