because none of us is fucking up like we think we are, is what i'm trying to say

Thursday, 24 December 2009

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I had obviously name dropped some exotic location I had once visited, or somebody famous I had once met, or even that yesterday I had Mexican for lunch because mum laughed when I finished whatever it was I was saying over morning coffee and biscuits.

"Gosh? Haven't you done so much in your sweet, short life?" she said, in genuine wonder.

"I like to get around, I suppose," I replied.

All went quiet.

Finally, she exclaimed, "You're like... you're like a slag of the world!"

Thanks Mama.
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