Category Archives: Anecdotes

Not Wanting to Be Friends

There was a time when I had completely run out of friends to spend time with. It was quite an unhappy time, because spending time with my friends is my favourite thing to do. Naturally, my solution to this problem … Continue reading

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Fragmented Memories

I remember one evening, back in October 2011, when I went shopping with a friend of mine at the big Sainsbury’s in Bath. I bought two things: a particularly large jacket potato and an angel delight. It was quite cold … Continue reading

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MRI Scan

I had an MRI scan for the first time today. I wasn’t too sure what to expect, but I did know that it would take a while, so I was a bit worried that I might start to get bored. … Continue reading

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Sleep Paralysis

Sleep paralysis is what it’s called when your mind wakes up, but your body remains asleep. You’re conscious, but you can’t move. It’s something which has always fascinated me, so I felt very fortunate when I experienced it for the … Continue reading

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Job Interviews

I’ve had a handful of job interviews recently – one of which was successful. What surprised me, was that while I thought that a few of them had gone well, many didn’t even respond to tell me I’d done badly. … Continue reading

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Call Centre Christmas Connections

I recently started working in a call centre – it’s okay. It’s definitely not the best job I’ve had, but it’s also definitely not the worst. It’s good, simple, stress-free work and I can’t really complain about that. For today’s … Continue reading

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Public Tragedy

The other day I was riding along on the train. I had spent quite a number of hours riding on buses and trains in order to have a quick ten minute meeting (which felt really pointless.) I was standing up … Continue reading

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Jellyfish

Back in 2007, I was on a beach on a family holiday. Excitingly, there were jellyfish all over the beach. It was exciting to see them up close and in the wild for the first time. I know they’re just … Continue reading

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Meeting Morris

Over the years, I’ve created lots of fictional characters who I then like to write lots of stories about. One example of these is a man named Morris. Morris is a middle-aged man with simple (but specific) pleasures. He’s a … Continue reading

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Tomatoes

Here are two things that I don’t like very much – eating tomatoes and wasting food.  As you can imagine, these two interests sometimes clash. This usually happens when I am eating a burger and a tomato has been put … Continue reading

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