Fri, 14/12/2012 - 18:21

Dear Z,

Thank you so much for your package, it is lovely and I shall treasure it.

You surprised me. I felt you were exactly the person I remembered but the lens of time and the walls of distance left me ignorant of the truth. I feel so stupid that …

Thu, 18/07/2013 - 17:21

A friend of mine died last night, John was an old fellow who lived up Coro Ave. Eighty five years old he was. We became friends after he mentored Choppy and I down on the sand dunes. He was passionate about regenerating the foreshores of our local beach, he showed …

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 18:21

John Lee was a friend of mine who died of old age. I say old age but the hospital would tell you it was stroke. John would have told you it was because his body betrayed him.

After going for a run this morning I climbed down the 74 steps …

Sat, 29/11/2014 - 18:21

I found a series of photo’s on an old back-up a few months ago. Which reminded me of my pal Simon. I’m going to post them here so that he can ask me to unpost it.

I am quite an annoying old friend.

Simon Wilson 2001
Simon Wilson last seen 2001 …
Mon, 10/04/2017 - 06:21

Max killed himself this week. I found out from a message on my phone. I was sitting in the cab of my ute after a day at work. I stared at my phone.

I thought I’d misunderstood the message. I read it again, the words became disjointed and I …

Thu, 06/08/2020 - 15:27
Precious time off work. Ev out for a ride with me.
Precious time off work. Ev out for a ride with me

Working at SCU back in 2007-8 was a quiet gig. I had plenty of time to mull over things. I would cycle to work in the morning and have my day’s work mostly done by smoko. In the …

Mon, 29/03/2021 - 12:51

I’ve not been a good friend. I did not send cards or presents. I moved around the globe and did not stay in contact. I have become older and regrettably maudlin about Cornwall and my old friends. I have gone home for intermittent visits. We have awkward conversations remembering …