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Beauty School Rehab

I staggered off a plane in Hong Kong when I was twenty five years old, clutching the empty litre bottle of opium tincture (90% alcohol/10% opium) that I had needed to get me through the 20 hour journey. Admittedly I’d … Continue reading

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Shining Solo

I had my first boyfriend, in the most flexible use of the term, in my early teens. He was large, homely, sub normal intellectually and a member of the ‘Satan’s Slaves’ motorcycle gang. We had nothing in common and he … Continue reading

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Shhhhh…it’s a secret

I’ve never been any good at keeping secrets, neither my own nor those of others. Over the years I have learned to be circumspect about the truth, as it has the capacity to inflict as much pain as revelation. I was … Continue reading

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FILTHY LUCRE

An old acquaintance from my drug using days, recently reconnected with me after twenty or so years. We’ve swapped the occasional mail and caught up on news. As always I’ve been more surprised at those who survived than those who … Continue reading

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