Category Archives: Growing Up

Song #2657 – Stuck On You

If I ever look as if I’m experiencing an epiphany, as if I’m learning an all-important life lesson, or that I’m finally finding some much-needed clarity about a piece of universal information, let me tell you something: I’m not. I … Continue reading

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Song #783 – Some Spots I Cannot Change

I don’t have a tattoo, and I’m almost certainly never going to get one. Not because I don’t like the idea of them. Not because I don’t think they look good. It’s because of what happened with my bedroom wall. … Continue reading

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Song #261 – I Can Be Your Bodyguard

There is a man enjoying a bit of notoriety on the internet at the moment, for having written a rather brutish letter to a female BuzzFeed writer. I won’t name him personally, so as not to give the situation any … Continue reading

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Song #2649: Scenes From Christmas Past

Teacher knew she shouldn’t raise her voice, but they’d been running this scene for fifteen minutes now and mums were already starting to loiter outside the hall. “Try it again, poppet, and try to remember to put your arm around … Continue reading

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