006 — Morning after 🍳
Breakfast, boundaries and a country churchyard, plus the terror of leaving and what comes next.
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Song-match this piece with: All I Really Want, Alanis Morissette.
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Now re-opening The Notebooks to June 2006….
It is a truth universally ignored that a single woman in possession of a large hangover must be in want of a string of small disasters.
I checked Facebook as soon as I got back to my room. Nothing from last night yet — but I know there will be. Tags, pokes, amusing photos from the nunnery. New in-jokes from the party in Cowley that I’m not party to.
I sighed. Post-Geoff, I felt bleary and fuzzy. A one night stand like getting erased, rubbed out. Perforated, edges uncl…