Category Archives: 1990’s

Nicky: Concrete Boots Are Cool

I said it was a roller coaster ride with Nicky. What follows is something I wrote at the time for a little ‘light relief’ about events that took place on the evening of Nicky’s 46th birthday on 22 February 1996. … Continue reading

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Nicky: Escape from the Beast of Bodmin

Out of the frying pan, into the fire.  I arrived back from Ireland on 31st August 1995, having had a very ‘difficult’ holiday with Penny. On checking in at my office, early evening, Paula – my holiday relief manager – … Continue reading

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Penny#1: Away With The Fairies

I was manager of the homeless hostel and the committee thought I ought to go in for councelling training. I was one day a week so it was a break from the mainly drug crazed hostel residents. They also had … Continue reading

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Mary#1

Just a few weeks after the relationship with Helen had just faded away in the Autumn of 1990 I met Mary. I had been drinking in the Tamar Inn at Calstock, Cornwall most evenings when I met Jeanette a gorgeous … Continue reading

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Helen#4

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Helen#4

I always say that everything in life goes in a circle. There’s a beginning and an end and it’s not a straight line, it’s a circle. I got married in 1965 and was divorced in 1990. In fact divorced after … Continue reading

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When Father Died

When my father died in May 1996 at the age of  81 it came as a shock. He didn’t look as if he was that age more like mid seventies. It was also almost a shock  that he was actually … Continue reading

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