Category Archives: Pain

Seven Bridges to Cross Again: Part One

Prologue Planning: The Four Very Important Things As I mentioned in my previous post, there were four very important things I’d have to do differently this year to ensure that I completed the 7 Bridges Walk. The first and easiest … Continue reading

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It’s been one year

PROLOGUE I had originally begun writing this post a few weeks ago…but two tries later, it just wasn’t working. Last night, I began another post about a different subject…but that didn’t work either. But while trying to write last night’s … Continue reading

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‘Sideways’

Way back in early 2005, one of the first movies I saw at the cinema that year was the American comedy-drama Sideways, adapted from the novel by Rex Pickett. Sideways is about two friends in their early 40s, Miles (Paul … Continue reading

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Kodokushi

Back in August 2011 I posted ‘All the lone people’, which had been inspired by a sad discovery not far from my home the month before – the 2003 death of Natalie Wood, which had gone unnoticed for eight years. … Continue reading

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Mid-Life Crisis (Part 2)

Part 1 For the first six months or so, 2012 hadn’t been a bad year. During the last six months, though, things changed. At that time, my five years of therapy with my psychiatrist Dr. Khan came to an end … Continue reading

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Mid-Life Crisis (Part 1)

In 2006, English travel writer Mike Carter spent six months motorcycling almost 20,000 miles around Europe. His 2008 book Uneasy Rider: Travels Through A Mid-Life Crisis is his amusing and thought-provoking account of that experience. What prompted Carter to undertake … Continue reading

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Poor Man, Rich Man: Bankruptcy – Year Three

Year One Year Two 15 February 2014. In the months leading up to that date, I began thinking about it more and more. Finally it came, and went. A few days later, I received a very important letter. The letter … Continue reading

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