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Pot Pourri (Brisbane)

April 4, 2005
 

You know how there are some smells that you would recognise from 20 paces?

 
Ones so distinctive that you wouldn’t be able to say how old you were when you first identified it, but which are recorded in the memory card of your nasal passages?

Well marijuana is one of those smells for me.
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afterwords: Sex and the Wheelchair

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Dear Lovely Peeps,

A couple of weeks ago, the Sex and the Wheelchair post discussed some of the thoughts that have arisen from getting horny again after years of chronic illness.

I knew it was a post that would seriously embarrass my wife – seeing as she has more decorum than I do.

And I knew that sex is not a subject that everyone is comfortable discussing.

However, I went ahead and published the post because the matter has been in my thoughts; and I have been very surprised by the response that it has received.
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Sex and the Wheelchair

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I want to fuck my wife.

Yep, I said it. I want to fuck my wife.

In fact, I’d prefer to be doing that rather than writing this post. But unfortunately, no can do.

And that’s the problem right there.
 
 
I realise that many of you are now hurriedly backing away from your screens at this point, but I really need to talk about this.
 

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Seeking Forgiveness

Some stories don’t fit inside
a person’s mouth. Some stories
just have to tell themselves.

– mightwar: Unspoken

 

At the age of fourteen, I made a promise to myself.

I promised that I would never lie to myself about what I feel – even if I lied to others.

It was a significant moment in my life.

I had spent the afternoon perched on a windowsill, weighing the pros and cons of committing suicide.

That promise was a culmination of hours of processing: a decision about how I chose to face the trials that tested my spirit and left me mute.

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If It Ain’t Broke…

October 6, 2004

One of the wonderful things about travelling is finding out the everyday differences of the place you are visiting.

A traveller’s preparation will always include mental preparation to be without all those little idiosyncrasies that they may take for granted at home. Not surprisingly, mine are to do with food.
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