Category Archives: humanity

Gay or Lesbian, Lets Call the Whole Thing Off

Gay, straight, lesbian, homosexual, heterosexual, transgender, oh my! Or you can divide it into two: straight and hetero-muggle. But unless you want to be slapped by the whole non-straight community, I wouldn’t advise it. There are plenty of names for … Continue reading

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Secret Squirrel’s Avoidance (plus random poem)

Someone recognised me the other day. Somebody I went to school with, twentyish years ago. This surprised me because I didn’t recognise him. And because he looked so old. Maybe ten years older than me. Not that I am old. … Continue reading

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Mutiny on the Bus

Yes, yet another bus blog. This is a conversation that I overheard between a seven-year-old and what, I presume, was his mother. Might easily have been his granny though. “You’ve got your shoes on the wrong feet!” “No, I haven’t.” … Continue reading

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Wheels of Steal 2: Speedy Thief

I previously wrote a blog entitled Wheels of Steel. It was about this disabled woman who uses her disability to queue-jump. The renown queue-jumping wheelchair user of Exeter. You can read the previous blog here: https://greebohobbes.wordpress.com/2016/03/19/wheels-of-steal/ I wrote the previous … Continue reading

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The Bus of Doctor Moreau

Ah, the joys of bus travel. Well, I say ‘bus’ but it is more like a mobile sauna… Behind me is a peroxide Typhoid Mary coughing up her lungs behind me. I pray that she is holding her hand against … Continue reading

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Florida Shooting: Blame Game Ahoy

Every time there is a gun attack, the old arguments are taken out of storage and hung out to dry upon the washing line of social media. Especially if the shooter is Muslim. Yes, I did mangle that opening statement … Continue reading

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Stranger in a Strange Land

I have never felt like a member of the human race. I feel apart from it. It is as if there were some gulf between me and everybody else. But that is alright. That is more than OK. From what … Continue reading

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