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KOOL-AID: right. so the plan

Another instalment of Almost Drank the Kool-Aid… No. Have not abandoned plan to rid self of church retribution, even with discovery of Landlord’s Parkinson’s and his feelings about that. (side note: is he depressed? Should I be speaking… Read More

KOOL-AID: landlord’s secret

 Another instalment of Almost Drank the Kool-Aid… When I moved into the gatehouse (yes, after seeing size of main house realised that is what my “cottage” is) Landlord supplied me with two sets of linen for my bed…. Read More

KOOL-AID: you’ve got mail

Another instalment of Almost Drank the Kool-Aid… Postman Pat happy today. No packages. One single envelope. Watched him pass the window from position on the couch. The swinging of the metal mail slot a sinister sound. Probably because… Read More

KOOL-AID: i didn’t know you were seventeen

Another instalment of Almost Drank the Kool-aid… It’s been three days since the whole pond-falling incident. Yes, that’s how I’m referring to my suicide attempt. Today was visited by Landlord. Did wonder if he was “checking in.” To… Read More

KOOL-AID: only if you’re famous

Another instalment of Kool-aid… Not everyone is treated poorly in the church. No one in the beginning. In the beginning there’s such enthusiasm. An excitement at all the church will do to save the world. In the beginning… Read More

KOOL-AID: night-time caller

Another instalment of Almost Drank the Kool-Aid… Is a recluse still a recluse if he receives guests? Enjoying a packet of popcorn for dinner when heard a vehicle approach Landlord’s gates. I guess you could call it nosy,… Read More

KOOL-AID: visit from the cleaners

Another instalment of Almost Drank the Kool-Aid…   They come every Tuesday. A whole team of them in a van. Sometimes they are there most of day, others for a few short hours. Today, when leaving Landlords gates… Read More

KOOL-AID: failure’s new clothes

the next instalment of Almost drank the Kool-Aid…   Not a moment longer could I deny the need for clothes. Might have been the Landlord, if truth be told. Yes, was a little humiliated by my wardrobe. And… Read More

KOOL-AID: it started with eliminating toxins

To catch up on previous chapters of Kool-Aid, click the link in the menu above.   If truth be told, I thought it’d be a lot harder to get clean. I’d seen Trainspotting, after all. Not that I… Read More

KOOL-AID: when i met the landlord

To catch up on previous chapters of Kool-Aid, click the link in the menu above.   Was seventeen, I think. Had just been to see Mr Gruff for what was becoming our usual twice-weekly meeting of coffee drinking… Read More

KOOL-AID: they have the secret

To catch up on previous chapters of Kool-Aid, click the link in the menu above.     I know you are all wondering how. How on earth anyone could possibly get sucked into a cult? Well, obviously (and… Read More

KOOL-AID: meeting my landlord (part 2)

Yes, yes, I know. Has been a long time since last Kool-Aid post. Not to worry, have rectified this by scheduling the next few posts, so Kool-Aid will now be back on board! To catch up on what’s… Read More