Musing on Deaths

A 3 am train of thought on endings

I woke up in the night, but not with “cold sweat” or existential dread, in fact, I was having a dream about being on a cruise ship that was getting more and more stuck on small canals as it tried to extricate itself until it became tangled up in vines. Trapped. The end! In that space, I found myself sometimes pondering the universe, and in this case, death. I started to think things like how come that the dream is the only bit I am conscious of in the last few hours? Where was ‘I’ the rest of the time? Perhaps it was watching the dream like a…

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Irish Ex-pat, Dad of 2 boys, Ex-Counsellor, Author, Music producer. Trying to make a difference by being himself; finding life's magic when the coffee kicks in.

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Nicholas Tarleton

Nicholas Tarleton

Irish Ex-pat, Dad of 2 boys, Ex-Counsellor, Author, Music producer. Trying to make a difference by being himself; finding life's magic when the coffee kicks in.

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