When I first learned about this guy, his story stuck with me for ages. His name is Clive Wearing. When he was 47 years old, Clive got a virus that attacked his central nervous system. It literally made holes in his brain and destroyed his memory. He can only recall the last few minutes. After that, … More Remember Clive Wearing
I wrote this poem ages ago in honour of my very dear friend Amanda. At the moment we’re living on opposite sides of the planet and I miss her greatly. I miss drinking litres of ginger tea and cracking up about nothing in particular. I miss her hugs. NB: Apart from the first line, nothing … More Amanda Panda
verb ( -toos , -tooed |-ˈtoōd|) [ trans. ]
mark (a person or a part of the body) with an indelible design by inserting pigment into punctures in the skin : his cheek was tattooed with a winged fist.