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Things, in retrospect, I probably shouldn’t have said to my girlfriend

# 34 I’m just saying, I kind of need a better offer if I’m not going to carry on reading my book…


My girlfriend cuts mushrooms in time with the radio and I think back an hour to the cliff-edge and the cemetery: the US Army captain … WWII … Korea … d.1984 and a grey stone heart – DOREEN.

Our little secret – 2

When you explain to your girlfriend that your London degree is as good as mine from Oxford, I say nothing, and hope you both think I’m on your side.


In the shower, my girlfriend makes me turn away while she shaves between her legs. Perhaps I’m supposed to believe her ex-‘s initials grow there naturally.