Tag: tired

Still here! Not moved to Norway, don’t worry! The radio silence wasn’t intentional, or intended to make you think I’d stayed in Norway — I’ve simply been tired. Busy and tired. I’m trying to sort through hundreds of photos, while at the same time re-shouldering the burden of my writing and gaming obligations. I don’t know whether I’m tired through lack of sleep (I don’t think I’ve caught up after the last few days in Norway), or if it’s something…

… for this interruption in service. [I am publishing this without proof reading. A first for me. Go easy on any mistakes I may have made.] I made a promise at the start of the year that I would stick to a schedule. It was my New Year’s resolution! And I lasted until the middle of November! For today, I have finally failed. But in my defence, I haven’t slept. Not in 4 days. Last night we were in this…

It’s been a month since I was last alone. Solitary in that naked-in-your-room-listening-to-loud-music kind of way. First I was in the Faroes for three weeks. And then, for the past week, I had a case of the Americans. Noisy Americans. Young Americans that run circles around my tired, old bones. Even during the few times I’ve found myself alone in my room the sound of their raucous laughter and singing always seemed to find its way to my bedroom But……

Being the gracious hosts that they are, they obviously offered to take a photo of me looking like shit and wishing for a swift, painless death. I like to think I managed to look a little defiant, but really I just look knackered. Those 9 months without travel have left me really rather unfit… We’re going for an ‘easier walk’ today, apparently. I’m packing the amphetamines. Notice how I still managed to take my glasses off before the photo was…