Team Sugar, Mortality and Everything In Between

About a month ago I was diagnosed with diabetes, which kinda sucks. Through the idiotic method of internet diagnosis I had a pretty good idea this was why my toes had gone numb, not to mention the reason I’d shed 10 stone in weight over the last few years. So what did I do with…

Rhyming for a hit of delirium

Not too long ago I held a belief that my real life impeded my need to explore a life inside Imaginationland. I wanted to create stories and share them with others. I wanted time to write, to create characters and watch them have lives of their own.  When Mr Sandman visits each night, my eyelids…

Better at 40 than 20!

Today I turned 40, which is no bad thing if you consider what my life was like at 20, which we’ll get to in a bit. Before you start reading, take a look at the photo above. You’ll find out why shortly. Nice hat though, right? Found that jaunty little head-piece on Cambridge market today.…

Giving Thanks # 2 – Serenity

Whilst I love the world I inhabit I often find that it’s just too damned noisy. If it’s not the phone in my pocket, with its loud beep-beep constantly reminding me that Facebook, Twitter and other wonderfully important must-see-right-now updates, it’s the other stuff that slowly seeps into my head and erodes my sense of…

Giving Thanks # 1 – My genes

In my recent post, My Zombie Christmas, I whined about how the flu virus made me feel like a zombie. There was some dark humour in there, but essentially it was a complaint about how much I detested feeling like crap. Boo-hoo, right? Poor Dave, feeling sorry for himself. Get over it man, it’s just…