Author Archives: Chris

Plymouth and the Mayflower

I reside in a city suffering, in my opinion, from an identity crisis. Please allow me to try and explain why I say this. The Lord Mayor, and I am guessing the local government have celebrated Thanksgiving. They have invited … Continue reading

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Ode to Orlando

ODE TO ORLANDO I woke to the news without knowing. I stretched my way into the light of Sunday, already preparing myself through a sleep-induced haze, for the singing. Mewling cat fed, coffee made, I sit logging in to the … Continue reading

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You Don’t Know Us

Originally posted on Wonder Boi Writes:
You don’t know us, Omar Marteen. That fact led to death, and pain, and grief for some of us last night, but it led to something worse for you. Failure. You saw two men…

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A Silent Thank You

On Sunday, the 27th of December 2015, I had left my partner’s home and was driving home after spending a wonderful Christmas with her. During the time I was there, we bought, put up and decorated the tree. A tradition that … Continue reading

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Having heard those dreaded words twice, my heart goes out to fellow author Sandra Moran, her wife and their families. They are some of the most horrific words a person can hear and for those who are close friends, or … Continue reading

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How Many Shades of What??

While looking after “Das Haus” and all that is within its walls, I have come across books that I have yet to read. This is always a nice discovery, for me at least, as I am a somewhat avid reader … Continue reading

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Farewell to Robin Williams…

Originally posted on Dante Basco: My take on life…:
Today Robin Williams past away and it’s been so surreal, it felt like it came out of nowhere… A text message from a friend made me aware of the news and…

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