Diary · family · Life

9 jan 2021

I have not stopped today. Think I deserve a break. Doctors at 9.45. Washing up, cleaning the cooker, cooking, sorting clothes, 2 lots of laundry, went to the dump, the pharmacy and then did the shopping. All this before 3pm.

All in a normal cold French day.

Diary · Life

9/jan/21

Another freezing cold day in france starting at minus 3. Our small oil radiator en route 24 7. Just managed to make coffee and open and close the fridge 3 times because I forgot if I had put milk in.

It’s the 9th January, so much to do, Christmas decorations must come down, probably bad luck if not. About 3 lots of laundry to fold and put away and probably at least 3 that needs doing.

Trying to sup my coffee before the little one wakes up. Too late, guess I will have company. Need to get to the doctors and wait for an appointment alone. Need to book two weeks in advance here and wait an hour too. Got my earphones ready.

What are you upto today?

Phil

Diary · Life

Too tired to care

An especially tiring week this week.

Still trying to locate my cousin Peter. Impossible. I have found out that he is in care but the social services will not let me contact him because of data protection.

A full week back at work after my holiday, 3 days a week there, 2 at the house. The drive, the little one, the late nights and the early mornings just too much.

So tired and drained now. Have a great Friday night, stay safe

Phil

family · Life

Cousin Peter – hospital

I finally spoke with a friendly voice

That knows my cousin well

Turns out he was in hospital

Before the covid spell

But this voice doesn’t know

Anymore than me

And I’m going to have to dig

If I want to be freed

Burdened by the unknown

Only holding on to hope

Time is my only option

Call it an escape rope

My next steps that I’ll make

May provide something

And stop adding to this book

Because I’m really missing him

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family · Life

This new year

This new year we celebrate with cheer

Muffled by masks when drinking our beers

I wish you good health and hope you stay safe

We must have hope and a little faith

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family · Life · love · New work

I will find you !

We have been confined

Unable to help

Searching for you

As you have no-one else

Finally I know

You have been taken ill

But your whereabouts unknown

A very bitter pill

I know now

That it will not be too long

I will find answers

And what has been going on

You will know you have someone

That cares about you

Because in this life

We do what we have to do

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depression · family · happy · Life · New work · Success

I will not submit. Never!

I never thought that I would leave

I have always been confortable

The greater unknown never appealed

I preferred not to know

Not to venture

To search for a new life

To raise a child

Not knowing the language

Fear never really imposed

Until the final moment

As if a knife to my throat

With failure marked on the blade

Ready to pierce my skin

At any moment

With the burning fires behind my back

That would melt my skin

If I ever looked back

I would walk blindly

Into the unknown

Fear i would brush aside

I will not be burned

As I would not look back

I may bleed

As I lose my way

But I will not submit

Never

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Life · New work

The power of dance

I used to love to dance

Majestically moving like silk in the wind

The music would play

And envelop my soul

Controlling my spirit

With its melodic hold

I would breathe it

With every movement

My body my treasure

My actions feel right

As it would move

Without having to think

I would dance forever and a day

Until I could no more

Stopped by my own weakness

Or until the music ends

But if I had my way

Time would never stop

And neither would I

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