~ outing the elephant ~

October 14, 2019
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Legends of Myself 115

September 29, 2019


115. Richmond, 1963. Summer of a Hermit Crab I know very little about what my father did while I was scrabbling about in the foster system. I know that somewhere in there he paid a visit to the Boneyard, and I suspect that was 1963, but I really can’t be sure. I know again that […]

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The Prince Who Would Seek Immortality

September 25, 2019


A story from Andrew Lang's The Crimson Fairy Book

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Legends of Myself 114

September 24, 2019


114. Richmond, 1963. An Emotional Apartheid So, there I was again, in the social workers car, in Richmond turning south along Garden City Road, driving to my third foster home placement. The third would last the longest, perhaps because of the presence of other foster children approximately my age, perhaps because my father’s absence during […]

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