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Dear bike (1/5)

A friend suggested I write about you and another friend suggested I write about identity and as you and my identity sort of go hand in hand or used to … I thought I’d do as the Germans say ” zwei Fliegen mit einer Klappe schlagen “. So yeh here I am writing to you, …

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Texts on lockdown life (6/5)

Dear lockdown 2, yes 6 out of 5? I know … but I thought I’d take my last chance to write you a letter… it might not even be my last chance actually… I mean, just because you’re not going to be around for the rest of December… ( hopefully)… doesn’t mean you won’t be …

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Texts on lockdown life (5/5)

Dear lockdown 2 Ha, you would have laughed at me today when I was shopping in Lidl… bought Gluehwein ( mulled wine), Lebkuchen ( gingerbread) and Sahnehering ( herring in creamy sauce)….does it get any more German? I guess not… that’s what you do to me, you monster haha. Feeling unsafe, it seems, makes people …

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Texts on lockdown life (4/5)

Dear lockdown 2, So how’s you today? I wrote another letter today… I hope you’re not jealous… I’ll let you know how the receiver likes it when it arrives.. ha I need luck for this to end up well I feel, but then.. it’s not like I’ve not done this before and last time it …

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Texts on lockdown life (2/5)

Dear lockdown 2, A day or two has passed and things have changed a teeny tiny little bit i feel. How have you been? It’s two weeks now since you’ve been … put on us …a bit less even. The weather is worse, but that’s expected. I have finally managed to introduce some sort of …

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How about Plumbing

Well, and it’s happened again… this time .. as all the other times before actually , now that I think of it, it’s been fairly expected… and yet it’s unexpectedly distressing. Jobless again. The two years that I’ve been with my partner now I have lost my job twice and now a third time and …

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Have you been there too?

“ been there, done that” seems to be a common phrase for people of this country, or people of this country I’ve met. It’s an age thing I reckon, but is it? In the last four years there have been so very many things I did I’d never done before and it fills me with …

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feeling good…. sometimes

I think it’s quite difficult to push oneself and believe in oneself when it occurs that people who are very close to oneself seem to have opposite feelings to that. Of course, strength and confidence comes from within or should come from within and at the age of 32 one should probably be able to …