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Wild Boys Party

In see-through red shirt I’ve had for over fifty years and Japan windcheater, off to Quentin’s party with champagne, cake, box of chenin blanc, card and Latin dictionary.  He’d said he’s doing Latin.  Wrong address directed me to right one, … Continue reading

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New Kitchen and Bathroom

In June Sarah, frontwoman, Nigel, the boss, and Lloyd came to persuade me to have a new kitchen and bathroom, making the specifications which Lloyd drew from, to show how it’d look, he adding there’d be more space, the decider, … Continue reading

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Sharan’s Leave-taking

Adrian arranged to meet up town, after the party which had been brought forward to start at six thirty. I was early and hung about Jerusalem Bar and Kitchen before making yet another sortie in, at which point I met … Continue reading

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Tim’s Party

Because I’d missed meeting John off the train, he’d the opportunity to ask my neighbour Diana for a cigarette and be told to fuck off. “Can’t a convict cadge a fag any more?” he complained, finding it difficult to take … Continue reading

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Parody of a Publisher, by Request

My archive the book CORRESPONDENCE is made from is the publicly accessed John Cairns Archive of which I’m archivist, copyright going to the archive (although I’m told by another publisher of mine, it will go to the author, me, John … Continue reading

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Chomu Party

This Saturday I took the train all the way to Waterloo, the Jubilee to Canada Water, the East London to Whitechapel and whichever, District or Hammersmith and City, to Mile End. It was quicker. Tim let me in. His two … Continue reading

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Greg

I’m being published in this my last phase of life and reactions from friends have been interesting, a couple saying they’d buy the book my short story was in but didn’t. Greg was one. My being published diminished his importance … Continue reading

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