Category Archives: self help

Cakes vs. Scones: The Identity Crisis

During the last few months while my mojo has been curled-up into the fetal position and I have attempted (on some level) to deal with a cornucopia of emotional shit to which I am in not willing to succumb (denial hard at work) … Continue reading

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A lost Mojo, Neurotic Salad and the gross misuse of ‘Mactac’

I might be this guy… Peter Whitman (Adrien Brody) with a simmering melancholy during his journey in Darjeeling Limited –  Used his dead father’s razor, and wore his prescription glasses  rendering him almost legally blind. Although I was tempted, as I had 3 … Continue reading

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2+ months: Sex, death and champagne.

I had a good month… That was all the time I actually spent in the UK with the lovely Sir English. We drank champagne and ate cake… Made-out on the banks of some river while being ogled by intrusive sheep… … Continue reading

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We used to be friends. No wait, you just dicked me around to validate your ginormous ego.

A long time ago, we used to be friends But I haven’t thought of you lately at all If ever again, a greeting I send to you, Short and sweet to the soul I intend… My former Italian Holy Grail … Continue reading

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Keep calm and suck it up…

I am very thankful to everyone for all the lovely condolences, kind words and concern I received since last Tuesday and regarding the news contained in my last post. The pending question seems to be how I am holding up these days… Besides lounging in bed … Continue reading

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Happy 2013! Brought to you by ‘V’ as in vomit, virus and valium!

When in Rome… However we are NOT in Rome, There are no Romans, and I have no desire to assimulate the ‘un-evolved.’ How thoroughly I despise this particular winter asylum, the mentality that killing is ok,  and that brutal Canadian weather. For … Continue reading

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Oliver speaks! “Give me f’cking more!”

More Sir. I may look poor but I’m bad-ass. Over the last few years I have declared on numerous occasions how I have bore an uncanny, metaphorical resemblance to a modern-day, pure-hearted ‘Oliver Twist’ (only with furniture and diamonds). As generally during the … Continue reading

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