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Nine Months’ Weight (pun included, no extra cost)

I have it on good authority that I was a very large baby. Documents to this effect, signed and certified by a legitimate medical practitioner, are currently on file at the family residence and can be viewed by all interested parties for an eminently reasonable $10 entrance fee. If we're being intimate (and for God's… Continue reading Nine Months’ Weight (pun included, no extra cost)

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Seeing Beyond the Horizon

When I was a child living in the UK, my parents had a subscription on my behalf to the Wildlife Fact-File. As I understand this phenomenon of early-90s culture, this entitled them to weekly deliveries of glossy A4-sized sheets of paper containing photographs and detailed information about the world's wildlife. Each sheet was dedicated to… Continue reading Seeing Beyond the Horizon