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UNSETTLING

by David Thomas  GB United Kingdom

April 30, 2012   |    2,561 reads    |   0 comments

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Unsettling

What you are surely about to purchase is a quirky, oddball, nerve-jangling account of a lifetime of unsettling events, which, they tell me, were brought about because I'm supposedly not quite sane, and they may very well be right. There’s no fine literature in these pages; if that’s your thing, it’s probably best you wander off and check out stuff by scribblers such as the dead-fab-and-groovy Quentin Crisp, Stephen Fry or John Updike.

If you do decide to take me on, be warned that I use naughty words, a lot, and my printed thoughts might make you squirm a bit. If you are one of those delicate types, it’s probably best you fuck off over to the Enid Blyton section. Don't say I didn't warn you.

If you are still here, sit your arse down, get a good grip, and prepare for a madcap sixty-year journey to nowhere in particular.

Twitter me: @baythemoon

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About The Author

I am 59 years of age and live in East Sussex. I was diagnosed with manic depression when aged about 17 but was almost certainly ill long before then. I have had many careers: caterer, croupier, van driver, cabbie and wannabe internet entrepreneur, but never truly achieved my potential, having been held back by an unhappy childhood and the subsequent mood swings that manic depression brings. When aged 36 I quit my job as a croupier and took up a place at university, graduating in 1992, that alone tells you something about me I suppose. I am currently working as an administrator for a... more

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