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Entered the year in Leigh’s arms, as it should be. Mum, exhausted, had gone to bed around half past eight. Dad stayed up until midnight. ‘Who knows what…
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Drove home. Unpacked. Sitting at my desk, writing in my diary, on Sonntag. When Leigh went to that conference in Munich, on logical languages, she…
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I saw Hubert Selby Jnr once, at a big public event. He was asked about self-censorship, given how extreme his novels were. He said, and immediately…
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Mum
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Ends of years feel like conclusions but beginnings feel like continuations.
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Leigh did a pregnancy test, which was positive! Clearblue: a small cross in a clear plastic circle. Neither of us was quite able to believe it – 
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What is your terry-torry – as a writer, as an ahrhrtist? 
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So far, slack-writing. I’m in a lull; when I was younger, I went through periods – of of of writer-crazes, of under-the-influence.
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How about a desk diary? What if I keep this really close? It’s going that way anyway. A diary of the desk. 
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Write what you know plus Stay in your lane equals Keep a diary. 
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Showery day. Walk in the park with Leigh; very aware of pregnant women, of couples with babies in buggies. Held her hand. Green parrots unhappy with the…
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