Macauley Nixes Blog Return ‘anytime soon’

************************************ For immediate release: Blunt Crayon to Remain in Pencil Case Indefinitely? Thursday 29th July 2010, 12:45 GMT Paul is currently on hiatus from the part of himself that writes this blog (please see earlier article). It is unpossibles to say how long this break will last. He would like to assure those reading this that he is fine and working through the chocolate factory utilising every resource he has. He may

Partner’s Redundancy Ruining Our Relationship

_____________________________________ _____________________________________ I have been with my partner for 9 years. We are both divorcees, friends who have grown together over time. A year ago we took the step of moving in together into a lovely house, all made possible by my partner’s well paid job. We were never happier until my partner lost his job. Since then our relationship has been wracked with doubt as we’re struggling financially. My

Everybody’s Still Someone Else’s Spam

It’s that time again when I like to walk among the people, listen to their kind words and praise and then offer them my thanks for their continued patronage of this blog. Yes, for the first time since the last time it’s time to reach for the hessian, ransack the fansack, bulging as though it’s holding a howling bundle of terrified kittens on their way to the bottom of the

Some Hot Air

Sparse times here of late at The Blunt Crayon. Thank you for checking back, finding this and deciding to read it instead of moving onto something new and more interesting. And apologies if I’ve left you bereft of a dope beat to step to. I moved house you see. That was one of the things that kept me away for a while. It’s not the physical moving that’s the problem,

How I Sleep At Night

(Knowing I’m Neglecting My Blog) It sits there in the corner, too brave to ever cry but somehow that feels even worse. I feel I’ve been bad, and bad many times over. This is only the 2nd time this month I’ve posted on my blog. In weather terms this would be classed as a severe drought, a stark contrast to the rainy seasons of September and December 2009. So what’s