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Blog entries by Patrick66

  1. I have stopped blogging. I used to enjoy it. I used to think I had something to say. I think I deluded myself that people would be interested or, at the very least, feign interest in what I had to say. I read other blogs and tried to work out why they had readers and I didn't. Wasn't I good...
  2. [ATTACH] A balmy evening. A soft breeze blowing in from the ocean bringing with it that salt tang in the air. A night of utter stillness. Such quiet broken only by the gentle murmurs of the crew as they prepared dinner and the soft footfall of those of us who, by the light of a diminishing sun...
  3. I rarely lie in. I would like to but find that fibro aches and pains, with accompanying stiffness, compel me to rise. Feed the cats. They’re quite fussy but if you leave food out then, eventually, they will eat. Go downstairs to let them out. They won’t usually but will take a quick peak or,...
  4. I wonder what inspired you to travel?. Did you have that lads holiday to Ibiza?. Did you have your gap year?. Mine came from growing up in a house with my grandparents (Mums parents) who had lived in India, My Mum having been born in Calcutta, so there were always tales to be heard of living...
  5. Wow!. Where to begin ?. A bit about me I suppose. I was born on 13th March 1966 at 11.30am. It was a Sunday morning and I was just in time for lunch. Good timing, eh ?. I weighed 11lb 7oz so was a pretty chunky chappy. I had an elder sister. I say “had” when I should say “have”, through...
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