Category Archives: damage control

When I’m fair worn out…

… my mind rebels and my body just isn’t sure at all, about what it should do with itself. I stop thinking well. In fact I’m often caught wondering if I’ve been thinking at all. I’m on automatic pilot when … Continue reading

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“Last Dog!”…

… you scream a muffled declaration through your facemask to the fire team clustered around you! This is the ‘GET READY!’ signal to the team, that you’re set to open the door.  Your pressed hard up against a steel hatch, … Continue reading

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Ugly scene in the Hay St Mall today…

… and I’ve just stepped out of it!  A young woman who’s a regular busker in the mall – had a ‘disagreement’ with her male companion.  It turned VERY ugly, very quickly, and when a fella in a suit tried … Continue reading

Posted in Adolescence, adults, adversity, bad, bulldust, complicated, control, control freak, creeps, damage control, difficult, Family, fear, good samaritan, hard, hurt, life, messy, people, Private, true story, yarn | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments