Monthly Archives: June 2011

Brick

Let me take you back to a time long ago. A time before mobile phones were commonplace, where the internet was in its infancy, and where only a minority of houses had what we then referred to as a ‘home … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Musical Memory

You wouldn’t know it to look at me now, but I used to be a member of a gym. In fact, I have been a member of three gyms in the course of my life. One was very small and … Continue reading

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Boils

Boils. Big ones. Filled with pus and blood. All over my lower back and waist. Not now, of course. This site is all about memories. That was a the state of me back when I was about 11. I didn’t … Continue reading

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PK, Part Two

On Friday, I began the story of my friend and colleague PK, and gave you a basic outline of the man. But nothing that I have said there really strikes at the heart of the person he was in those … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Musical Memory

This isn’t the memory that I was going to use today, but after the sad news of Clarence Clemons’ death on Saturday it seemed appropriate to bring this one forward. The last time I saw Clarence was in June 2008, … Continue reading

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PK, Part One

In the early days of this site I wrote a fair few pieces which featured my old friend and workmate Patrick Kearney, the man otherwise known as ‘PK’. He was the one who first bought me malt whiskey, who set … Continue reading

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Bob Burd

One of the things that is slowly dawning upon me is that I might be going about this writing thing the wrong way. I’ve always billed this site as being the autobiography of someone who will never be asked to … Continue reading

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