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Entries from September 2008

The funny side of death, dying and funerals

September 28th, 2008 · 4 Comments

As you get older illness, death and funerals become a common event. Let’s get one thing straight there is nothing funny about death itself but sometimes there are absurdly funny moments in the process, well at least in my (disturbed?) mind! To illustrate this absurdity I have decided to reveal my own recent hypochondriacal experience, […]

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The allure of the knuckle dragger

September 17th, 2008 · 3 Comments

They say you learn something new every day and last week the expression ‘knuckle dragger’ was introduced into my vocabulary.   My partner Julian and I had returned from visiting a girlfriend Alex, who had been entertaining us with disastrous date stories.  Julian announced that Alex would never find the right guy if she continued to […]

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The joker in me

September 4th, 2008 · No Comments

I blame my dad for passing on a particular quirky gene onto me – playing jokes on people. I take great pleasure in scheming, hatching and collaborating with other jokers and like Frodo in the Lord of the Rings I am on a quest – to find the perfect joke. The joke gene lay dormant […]

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