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Column: The Isolation

This column first appeared in the Lancashire Post   It is Friday and everything is set. We have friends coming up from London and plans laid. I have booked time off work. I have built the BBQ. I have bought some new garden furniture. I have installed a new patio

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By Darryl Morris

Column: The Bad Back

This column first appeared in the Lancashire Evening Post. It is Thursday and I have had a bad back all week. I felt it pop on Saturday while I was power washing the patio. I don’t need the accolades or the acclaim and I certainly don’t need sympathy. It’s just

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By Darryl Morris

Column – The Piano

This column first appeared in the Lancashire Evening Post. I am in lockdown and I’m going to make the most of it. I missed the whimsical fun of the first one. The demands of my daily radio show and feeling like I had to take a PHD in epidemiology were

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By Darryl Morris

Darryl Morris Weekly – 29.01.21 – One Hundred Thousand

It’s hard to process the death of one hundred thousand people. In fact, it’s almost impossible. I have been staring at pictures of packed football stadiums and festival crowds, but nothing seems to capture the enormity of it.

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By Darryl Morris

Column: I Have Solved Tuesday

Tuesday has no mercy; it is tiring and demanding. It is one of mankind's great unsolved mysteries - how to deal with Tuesday. Until now.

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By Darryl Morris

Column: The Pizza Vouchers

I had an argument with a woman I didn't know about pizza vouchers she didn't buy me.

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By Darryl Morris

Column: The Pizza Voucher

It’s Tuesday morning and I have woken up to a puzzling email.

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By Darryl Morris

Column: The Cat(s)

It’s Thursday and I’m taking my cat to the vets. This is the cat I hadn’t realised I was getting. That is, until it was too late. It had crept up on me and I was too invested to protest. I had actually agreed. I just hadn’t realised it. I

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By Darryl Morris

Column: Oh, London

I am in London and I’m reading a newspaper on the tube.

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By Darryl Morris

Column: The Phone

It is Thursday and the world is crumbling around me Up to now, the day had passed with relative ease. I had taken the tram to a meeting. I had read about the impending destruction of the human race in a free newspaper I found on the seat beside me.

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By Darryl Morris