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askygoneonfire: Red and orange sunset over Hove (askygoneonfire)

It's an 'end of the rainbow' sort of deal

I'm the man in the joke

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Created on 2009-04-13 19:01:00 (#54493), last updated 2017-04-17 (5 days ago)

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Name:a sky gone on fire
Birthdate:Sep 26
Website:Cyclothymia Bites
Maurice called after him, "Mr Borenius do look at the sky - it's gone all on fire". - E.M. Forster - Maurice

"Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means of going backwards.” - Aldous Huxley


I am a coastal convert. A Brightonian in spirit if not birth. These days I'm trying to answer that most testing of questions; "what do you do with a PhD in Gender Studies?". There have been dalliances with unemployment and dances with careers. I'm occasionally political and, even less frequently, humorous. I'm a nomad trapped in bricks and mortar.

There's a slightly longer introduction to who I am and what this journal is all about here

Sometimes I don't have enough spoons. Other days I have so many spoons I can do thirty things at once. This can be a little frustrating. I have a single-issue blog on this topic too.

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alphabetising the world, androgyny, angelina jolie, art for art's sake, bananas with flick knives/yellow and dangerous, beginning again, being a culture slut, boys in skirts and eyeliner, bucking backpacker stereotypes, compiling photo albums, confused and confusing sexuality, cyclothymia, david bowie - body and soul, david tennant and our very serious relationship, displaced sexual frustration, drag kings, embracing pop culture, fancying thom yorke, feeling immortal, gender confusion, getting letters, girls in top hats, indian food, interests unbounded by word limits, labyrinth, lacto-ovo vegetarianism, laughing til i cry, long haul flight hysteria, loving til it hurts, lusting after fictionalised celebrities, making credit card confetti, manic street preachers, nicky wire, nicky wire's legs, oscar wilde, outrageous faux foreign accents, overcoming decadence and nihilism, pretentious conversation over cigarettes, procrastinating, queer, queer theory - practice and content, realising poetry is art, rejecting pop culture, remembering lazy sundays, richey edwards, sci-fi, sharing interests in common, simon armitage, sneezing, sun on my face, the calm after the storm, the neverending story, the smell of libraries, unconventional backpacking behaviour, utilising literary quotes for blogging titles, words, writing
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