bogeyandruby

Random stuff, reflections on the meaning of life and death, humour, self-deprecation, a bit of bad poetry.

“Mummy, how come every girl I like is mean to me?” “Did something happen today?” “Well, this girl I like wanted a number bib. I couldn’t reach them in the cupboard so I stood on a cone and it got squished.” “And?” “She said, “Really, Sean?”, in a mean voice, with her arms crossed.” “Did …

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He died on New Year’s DayMy friendI’d known himHalf his lifeIn fits and spurtsAnd stops and startsAnd ages in betweenLong beforeHe lost his legsI knew him when he ranWhile I stood stillAnd watched him fadeTill he came back againWhen illnessTook some more of himI could have stayed but leftAnd never said goodbye to himWhich I …

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It was a good day to see patients today, three of my favourites plus a new one who surprised us all. Sometimes it feels as though I’m the one getting the therapy. Patient #1 : The sweetest man ever. Says I am like his daughter. He and his equally lovely wife are always worried that …

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“We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it.” — Mahatma Gandhi Or as I liked to boast in past dating profiles : “I strive to be truthful, to be kind, to be authentic.” The …

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