The Word Rabbit
Mea culpa

Mea culpa

I wrote this before on my old blog, but changing it around has caused it to get lost in amongst all the faffing. As my thinking has moved on, so has this piece, which is […]

Jun, 30
Quoting Smedley #1

Quoting Smedley #1

Smedley Butler was a United States Marine Corps Major General. He was decorated five times for bravery and was one of just nineteen people to have received the Congressional Medal of Honour, which is America’s […]

Jun, 27
The margin

The margin

The first thing I need to do is to point out that this post may contain triggers for those who are suicidal or have suicidal feelings. My advice would be to read no further. Anyone […]

Jun, 26
Quoting Hunter #1

Quoting Hunter #1

“The edge… there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.”

Jun, 25
On leaving a church

On leaving a church

This was much harder than it needed to be, either because I’m hugely depressed or because I have some kind of sense of integrity. Let’s flatter me and pretend that it’s the latter. Essentially it […]

Jun, 25
Other people are not the answer

Other people are not the answer

Other people always seemed to me to have the answers. They were funnier, they were wiser and they had skills and knowledge that I could only guess at. The most simple manifestation of this was […]

Jun, 25
Quoting Bukowski #1

Quoting Bukowski #1

“I’ve never been lonely. I’ve been in a room — I’ve felt suicidal. I’ve been depressed. I’ve felt awful — awful beyond all — but I never felt that one other person could enter that […]

Jun, 25

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