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Off The Wall Essays From Deep Within A Capricious Mind

Archive for January 18th, 2019

Quite A Week

As I seek the inspiration to furnish the chaste page in front of me, my eyes are drawn to a sign secured on my bedroom wall. This wooden notice with wording of white water-colour professing ‘I love you to the moon and back’ stares blankly back at me. The wall plaque a gift from local organised crime ‘soldiers’ for prompt payment of protection money, administration of their social media accounts […]

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Rain Stops Dismay

In search of a strategy to help me relax during post-op recuperation, I’m currently listening to the calming sounds of rainfall on YouTube. This ten hour video, shot in a park on one static camera, bequeathing to it’s viewer/listener the relaxing tones of cascading precipitation. I’d like to clarify, I don’t intend listening to all ten hours of the video, slickly titled ‘Quiet Night in the Park with Relaxing Sounds […]

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