All posts by Matt Farr

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Welcome to the Club.

Greetings.  I hope that this package finds you in good health. As you are reading this, I know that you have opened it, and inside you have found this letter and a deactivated Mobile Phone. Please do not activate it until you have finished reading.

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Always someone left to clean up the mess.

“So whatcha doing later?” “Dunno. Got to give the missus a ring, see what she wants to do”. “Ah right. You still in the doghouse then?” “Yeah, was back late last night on that other job, the whatsisname, Earth job”. “Right. I heard about that,

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The Old Lag Passes on His Wisdom

I bet you’ve all already decided that nothing I say is any use to you right? Well guess what? Tough. You have to listen cos there’s nowhere else to go, just as I have to tell you because i’ve nothing better to do with my

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Just Another Day at the Beach

A boat washed up yesterday, and it was lovely. I mean, really, really nice. It had been painted as blue as the sky, and its sails where a clean white, and even though the storms had bashed it about a bit it still sat there,

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Dignity

  She sees herself as she once was, stately and proud. The wood of her decks polished to a shine, the paint of her railings crisp and clean. Every line is taught, every knot is perfect. Even the smoke stacks are unstained, emblazoned with the

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Cleaning up the Last Town in the World

He pushes his yellow little cart up and down the high street each morning, as soon as it is quiet enough to do so. He hums to himself, murmurs snatches of half-remembered  lyric, singing along to the songs only held in his head. He still