the baggy trousered misanthropist

missives issued from the lair

My Monster. Yesterday. My subconscious is definitely smarter than I am. Unfettered by me, it would probably have passed loads more exams than I did, gone to uni, been a proper person, made good contacts and given itself the best possible run at a career in writing. My subconscious had it easy though. It was …

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Do I have a responsibility not to self-harm because of the impact it will have on those around me? Not exactly a party starter, is it? But it’s because this is a deeply uncomfortable question with significant and numerous ramifications that we don’t engage with it – we try not to think about it at …

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