Category Archives: Patrick Gale

Calling Gay Home

A while ago I found a volume of gay & lesbian Jungian psychiatrists; it was based on the idea that the post Freudian complexes, such as the Oedipal complex were in need of revision for gay, lesbian, transgender & queer … Continue reading

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Wrote this in the black of night, having completed Simenon’s Maigret et le Fantome. “Prose, written/spoken thought/speech is really a lifeblood, heartbeat, breath, intimately shaped by physiological processes. Pat Gale at his uninspired worst, irritatingly seems to have shaped his … Continue reading

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forgive myself the lot

Did several hours gardening today: a corner of the front yard in front of Rod’s room, it faces north, cops a punishing amount of heat and light all day, all summer. The flower bed follows the brick of bedroom & … Continue reading

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