THE LIFE MODEL

AGES & AUTHORS

CHILDHOOD

GESTATION

8th of July 1952 to 28th April 1953

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BEFORE I WAS BORN
by Su Jackson
of Rodney Street, Liverpool

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IT WAS A LONG GESTATION
by Jason Urquhart
of Dicksonfield, Edinburgh

Year Zero

29th of April 1953 to 28th of April 1954

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TAKING A FISH FOR A WALK
by Tracy Hobson
of Ramsgate, Kent

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TWO EMPTY PAGES
by Missing in Action
of Unknown

I Am One

29th of April 1954 to 28th of April 1955

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SOUND IS THE TRUE ANARCHIST
by Astrid Bin
of Berlin, Deutschland

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HUNGRY FOR ICE CREAM
by Vas Littlecrow Wojtanowicz
of Rice, MN 56367, USA

I Am Two

29th of April 1955 to 28th of April 1956

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PINK IS THE COLOUR
by Dominic Wade
of Fishponds, Bristol

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I WILL NOT GOT GENTLE
by Don McCracken
of Helsinki, Finland

A Troubled Dream
FULL TO THE BRIM
by Taras Young
of Waverley Park, Edinburgh

I Am Three

29th of April 1956 to 28th of April 1957

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THE THREE CANDLES OF LIFE
by Ian Thompson
of Teneriffe, Australia

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MR BUN FOREVER
by Mark Buckley
of Poynton, Cheshire

I Am Four

29th of April 1957 to 28th of April 1958

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THE COLOUR GREY
by Richard Beattie
of Sale, Greater Manchester

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A WOODEN FORT
by James Bell
of Cirencester, Gloucestershire

A Troubled Dream
DARKLY HOODED FIGURES
by Mark Duckett
of Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk

I Am Five

29th of April 1958 to 28th of April 1959

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BANGERS & MATCHES
by Rebecca “Becci” James
of Lemon Press, Redditch

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A THUD ON THE ROOF
by Jane Ellis
of Kingston-upon-Hull, Humberside

I Am Six

29th of April 1959 to 28th of April 1960

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SEVENTEEN NUMBER ONES
by Stewart Nolan
of Allschwil, Switzerland

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YOU GOT MY LIFE
by India Goldsmith
of Glenhope, Victoria, Australia

I Am Seven

29th of April 1960 to 28th of April 1961

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I WANTED TO BE A LION
by Hardloader Droid
of Unknown

A Troubled Dream
DRIP DRIP DROP
by Rachel Rix-Moore
of Beeston, Leeds

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BEFORE
by Toby Berryman
of Porthleven, Cornwall,

I Am Eight

29th of April 1961 to 28th of April 1962

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TWO BLANK PAGES
by Ian Woodhouse
of Unknown

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DRUM MOND©.
by Rhys Howell
of Berlin, Deutschland

A Troubled Dream
THE SNIPER MOVES
by Rob Bones
of Rumney, South Glamorgan

I Am Nine

29th of April 1962 to 28th of April 1963

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I LIKE TO HANG UPSIDE DOWN
by Steve Hand
of Houston, Texas

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SWIMMING ALL NIGHT
by Nick Shimmin
of Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia

I Am Ten

29th of April 1963 to 28th of April 1964

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TEN OUT OF TEN
by Finlay MacArthur
of Stoke Albany, Leicestershire 

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MY DARK FOREST DAYS
by Hazel Palmer
of Balfron, Glasgow

A Troubled Dream
BLACKBIRD STEW
by Taras Young

I Am Eleven

29th of April 1964 to 28th of April 1965

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GLENN GOULD VERSUS J. S. BACH
by olo J. Milkman
of Cumberland, British Columbia

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POP HAD ALREADY EATEN ITSELF
by Hugh Reynolds
of Hawthorne Street, Bristol

A Troubled Dream
THE OSMONDS ON A PLANE
by John D Pearson
of Maryhill, Glasgow

I Am Twelve

29th of April 1965 to 28th of April 1966

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LOW RENT GOLD RUSH
by 1000 Yard Store
or maybe... Dai Jones
of Edinburgh, Midlothian

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TRIN AND ISKO KNEW...
by Nic Toupee
of Sandbach, Cheshire

TEENS

I Am Thirteen

29th of April 1966 to 28th of April 1967

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THIRTEEN - UNLUCKY FOR SOME
by George McWilliams
of Old London Road, Hastings

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A MIST DESCENDS
by Rob Horrocks
of Handsworth, Birmingham

A Troubled Dream
SHED
by Matthew Sheret
of Upper Sydenham, London 

I Am Fourteen

29th of April 1967 to 28th of April 1968

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THE SUEDEHEADS’ REVENGE
by Damon Fairclough
of Harthill Avenue, Liverpool

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ON A DARK DARK NIGHT
by Lane Shipsey
of Cork City, County Cork

I Am Fifteen

29th of April 1968 to 28th of April 1969

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AS I LAY IN BED
by Alan McGregor
of Walton Street, Glasgow

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MY FIRST TASTE OF THE ABYSS
by Dougie Birrell
of Aberdour, The Kingdom of Fife

I Am Sixteen

29th of April 1969 to 28th of April 1970

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UNDER THE TABLES
by Matt Oakes
of Abbotts Close, Liverpool

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ALCHEMY IN THE UK
by Paul McLeman
of Edinburgh on the Firth of Forth

I Am Seventeen

29th of April 1970 to 28th of April 1971

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THEY WERE SHITE
by Simon McCormick
of Bangor, County Down

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I KILLED MY BEST PAL
by Adam Jacobs
of Sussex Avenue, London

I Am Eighteen

29th of April 1971 to 28th of April 1972

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CHANGE THEM YOURSELF
by Giles H Brown
of Clifton Wood, Bristol

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DEAR BRITISH SKI JUMPING OLYMPIC COMMITTEE
by Luisella Mazza
of Beaumont Street, London

A Troubled Dream
I LOVE MY MILK FLOAT
by Dave Mankind
of Royston
South Yorkshire

I Am Nineteen

29th of April 1972 to 28th of April 1973

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ME & LINDA LOVELACE
by Ian Williams
of Rockhampton, Gloucestershire

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MUCKY MAGS
by Andrew Austin
of El Paso, Texas, USA

A Troubled Dream
BAD LUCK COMES IN THREES
by S J Bradley
of Leeds, Yorkshire

TWENTIES

I Am Twenty

29th of April 1973 to 28th of April 1974

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A DARKER CANVAS
by Liam Keegans
of Corby, Northamptonshire

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CORNFLAKES, LIONS, KNITTING NEEDLES & HATE-MAIL
by Tim Priestley
of Sinfin, Derbyshire

A Troubled Dream
THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE
by Kenny Bell
of Glapwell, Derbyshire 

I Am Twenty-One

29th of April 1974 to 28th of April 1975

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WATER BABIES EXIST
by Jon Bounds
of Abingdon, Oxfordshire

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FISH-FUCKERS OF THE WORLD UNITE
by Peter Robinson
of West Wickham, Kent

I Am Twenty-Two

29th of April 1975 to 28th of April 1976

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THE TWENTY SECOND YEAR
by Angus Batey
of Duxford, Cambridgeshire

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YOU WORTHLESS PIECE OF SHITE
by Kaavous Clayton
of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

I Am Twenty-Three

29th of April 1976 to 28th of April 1977

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THE FOUR OF SPADES
by Matt Walczak
of Newton, Massachusetts

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MIRROR MIRROR?
By Doug Robertson
of Amsterdam, Netherlands

I Am Twenty-Four

29th of April 1977 to 28th of April 1978

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MY BEAUTIFUL TUNNEL
by Dave Andrews
of Dock Lane, Shipley 

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AND I WONDERED
by Nerys Hucker
of Malmesbury, Wiltshire

I Am Twenty-Five

29th of April 1978 to 28th of April 1979

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MAKE MORE MISTAKES
by Jon Mueller
of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

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THREE STAIRS UP
by Katrina Crear
of Berlin, Deutschland

I Am Twenty-Six

29th of April 1979 to 28th of April 1980

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THE BIRDS SAND HER NAME
by Trond Jervell
of Gravdal, Norway

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WORDS FROM THE FAROE ISLANDS
by Andrew Harper
of Carlton, Tasmania, Australia

I Am Twenty-Seven

29th of April 1980 to 28th of April 1981

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NOTHING’S QUITE ADDING UP
by Ian Willett-Jacob
of Vancouver, WA 98663, USA

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THE THIRD PERSON SPEAKS
by Sean Mehmet
of Matsumoto City, Japan

A Troubled Dream
THE BUS
by Nick Anderson
of Inverness, The Highlands

I Am Twenty-Eight

29th of April 1981 to 28th of April 1982

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MEOW
by Andrew Neilson
of Droylsden, Manchester

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FEAR OF MEOW MEOW
by Lizz Meredith
of Reddish, Stockport

I Am Twenty-Nine

29th of April 1982 to 28th of April 1983

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SATURN CAN DO ONE
by Ali Flind
of Luccombe, Minehead

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BAKING IN THE OVEN
by Daniel Bushell
of Didcot, Oxfordshire

A Troubled Dream
THE BUNNY
by Simon Fellowes
of Queen’s Park, London

THIRTIES

I Am Thirty

29th of April 1983 to 28th of April 1984

Above
I WAS STILL MANAGING BANANARAMA
by Paul Austin
of Hall Lane, Knapton

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MY STORY IS HIS STORY
by Andrew Brooks
of Briar Hill Way, Salford

A Troubled Dream
CHOPPY WATERS
by Harvey Johnman
of Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire

I Am Thirty-One

29th of April 1984 to 28th of April 1985

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I’M FULL OF FARTS
by Stephen Clarke 1980
of Belfast & Edinburgh 

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THIRD KULTURE KID
by Graham Mackenzie
of Edinburgh-next-to-Leith

I Am Thirty-Two

29th of April 1985 to 28th of April 1986

Above
TWO BLANK PAGES
by Matthew Owen
of Untermünkheim, Deutschland

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BLEACH & MUNGO
by Adam Roden
of Promenade, Llanfairfechan,

I Am Thirty-Three

29th of April 1986 to 28th of April 1987

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DRAWING TO A CLOSE
by Mark Hughes
of Saltdean, Brighton

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33 1/3 RPM
by Tracey Moberly
Puerto de Pollença
Majorca

I Am Thirty-Four

29th of April 1987 to 28th of April 1988

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WHO’S BAD?
by Tim Dooley
of Cedar Falls, IA  50613

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THE GODDESS OF VINYL
by Pete Andrew
of Llithfaen, Pwllheli

I Am Thirty-Five

29th of April 1988 to 28th of April 1989

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LLOYD’S CAFÉ BURNING DOWN
by Markku Essel
of Helsinki, Finland

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THE WAITING GAME
by Mark Smith
of Rijswijk, Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands 

I Am Thirty-Six

29th of April 1989 to 28th of April 1990

Above
BRAIN, HEART & EYES
by Kate Connolly
of Hornsey Road, London

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THE SCISSORMAN EDIT
by Stewart Paling
of Wimbledon, London

A Troubled Dream
Anthony Wilson was a prick but sometimes there is a nagging feeling he was right...
by Patrick Lansley
of Broadstone, Dublin

I Am Thirty-Seven

29th of April 1990 to 28th of April 1991

Above
WHERE IS THE TEABOY?
by Giles Perkins
of Silverton, Devon

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THE CURLEWS ARE CALLING
by Aly Fence
of Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

I Am Thirty-Eight

29th of April 1991 to 28th of April 1992

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UNPUBLISHED DIARY ENTRY BY BILL DRUMMOND DATED THE 13TH OF FEBRUARY 1992
by Joseph Whitt
of Athens, Alabama, USA

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A CRITIQUE
by Stuart Betts
of Old Costessey, Norfolk

A Troubled Dream
Mental Health, Pronouns and Teeth Envy
by Steven Nicholls
of Chesterfield, Derbyshire

I Am Thirty-Nine

29th of April 1992 to 28th of April 1993

Above
GET AWAY QUICK
by Paul Finn
of Effingham Road, London

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QUEEN YVETTE THE FIRST
by John Hampson
of Gainsborough Street, London

A Troubled Dream
TORN-UP PHOTOGRAPH ON THE GROUND
by Israel Sanchez Fuster
of Valencia, Spain

FORTIES

I Am Forty

29th of April 1993 to 28th of April 1994

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ARE YOU MY COELACANTH?
by Neil Scott
of St Ives, Cornwall

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LOITERING WITH DISCONTENT
by Martin Sketchley
of Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

A Troubled Dream
THE WOMAN IN THE BATH
by Yab Yey Yan Communications
of Marylebone, London

I Am Forty-One

29th of April 1994 to 28th of April 1995

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STEVE WRIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON
by Anthony Dhanendran
of Thornhill Road, Surbiton 

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TWO EMPTY PAGES
by Stuart Young
of Unknown

I Am Forty-Two

29th of April 1995 to 28th of April 1996

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BOOTIFUL, JUST BOOTIFUL
by Ade Cartwright
of Diglis Avenue, Worcester 

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WHY?
by Deborah Kee Higgins
of Barcelona, Spain

A Troubled Dream
DREAMING OF CAR PARKS
by Richard Bryant
of Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

I Am Forty-Three

29th of April 1996 to 28th of April 1997

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TUPAC SHAKUR IS DEAD
by Yaron Vag
of Tel-Aviv, Israel

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I’VE NEVER BEEN BACK
by Chris Lloyd
of Walsall, The Black Country

I Am Forty-Four

29th of April 1997 to 28th of April 1998

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POP IS THE REAL NEWS
aka The Current Future
by Thomas Sharp
of Heworth Green, York

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THE FIRST RIPPLE?
by Ian Barrett
of Jurassic Jewellery, Withington 

A Troubled Dream
MAN IN A BARREL
by Terry Glancy
of Peebles Road by The River Tweed

I Am Forty-Five

29th of April 1998 to 28th of April 1999

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NOW THAT’S WHAT I CALL OSSIAN
by Hubert Huzzah
of Fairfield, Liverpool

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HOW TO SUSPEND TIME
by Marek Jaskiewicz
of Solihull, West Midlands

I Am Forty-Six

29th of April 1999 to 28th of April 2000

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THE END OF THE WORLD
by Gary Fowles
of Nordingra, Sweden

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TWO EMPTY PAGES
by Constant Shallowness
of Unknown

A Troubled Dream
YES BOBBY! YES BOBBY! YES BOBBY!
by Johan Hultgren
of Bromma, Sweden

I Am Forty-Seven

29th of April 2000 to 28th of April 2001

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FOR SALE
by John Shepherd
of Ovington, Northumberland

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ENTERING THE FOREST
by Leila Abbas
of Crookes, Sheffield

I Am Forty-Eight

29th of April 2001 to 28th of April 2002

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HOW MANY NUMBERS DO YOU HAVE?
by Simon Peetoom
of Meriden, Coventry

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FORTY STOLEN RECORDS
by Mark Didmon
of Caythorpe, Nottinghamshire

I Am Forty-Nine

29th of April 2002 to 28th of April 2003

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MACCHESNEY THE CAT
by Gary Nash
of Exmouth, Devon

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THIS KELPIE LOVES YOU
by Philip G Paterson
of Whitley, Yorkshire

FIFTIES

I Am Fifty

29th of April 2003 to 28th of April 2004

Above
TWO BLANK PAGES
by James Suttie
of Unknown

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THE TICKING OF THE CLOCK
by Alice Rix
of Beeston, Leeds

A Troubled Dream
SENSELESS
by Søren Karstensen
of Aalborg, Denmark

I Am Fifty-One

29th of April 2004 to 28th of April 2005

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TIME DIGGING DITCHES
by Simon Stokes
of Birchley Heath Road, Nuneaton

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the wild ƃuos
by Jamie Thom
of Waterfront Isle, Singapore

I Am Fifty-Two

29th of April 2005 to 28th of April 2006

Above
NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS
by Dominic Parker
of Brigden Street, Brighton

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WAS IT WORTH IT?
by Adam Fenn
of Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire

A Troubled Dream
EYES WIDE SHUT
by Aidan O’Keeffe
of Cork City, County Cork 

I Am Fifty-Three

29th of April 2006 to 28th of April 2007

Above
WHO THE FUCK ARE YOU?
by Hugh Weldon
of New Southgate, London

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GREY WAS ALWAYS GOING TO WIN
by Shug Ilgunas
of Kirkfieldbank, South Lanarkshire

I Am Fifty-Four

29th of April 2007 to 28th of April 2008

Above
DRIVING NORTH
by Andrew Taylor
of Unknown

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IS THIS THE TRUTH?
by Eleanor Roberts
of Hounslow, Middlesex

I Am Fifty-Five

29th of April 2008 to 28th of April 2009

Above
ONE THOUSAND WORDS
by Jamie Sefton aka Seffers 007
of Victoria Park, Shipley

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BUZZING WITH THE MILK FLOATS
by Mr Gell
of Carlton, Nottinghamshire

I Am Fifty-Six

29th of April 2009 to 28th of April 2010

Above
ZOOM IN OR ZOOM OUT
by Richard Morgan (rh morgan)
of Trefforest, Rhondda, Cynon Taf

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APRIL COMES...
by Mr Hopkinson
of Princess Row, Bristol

I Am Fifty-Seven

29th of April 2010 to 28th of April 2011

Above
THE SEAS OF MEMORY
by Jackie Clewlow
of Sheppard Street, Stoke-on-Trent

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ON THE BENCHES
by Michael Islip
(As told to Excellent Raymond)
Of Weybridge, Surrey

I Am Fifty-Eight

29th of April 2011 to 28th of April 2012

Above
MY FOLLY IS BIGGER THAN YOUR FOLLY
by Lee Ashcroft
of Clacton-on-Sea, Essex

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TWO BLANK PAGES
by Matt Taylor
of Unknown

I Am Fifty-Nine

29th of April 2012 to 28th of April 2013

Above
WHAT IS NOW?
by Paul Hawkins
of Wathen Road, Bristol

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THE RAIN HAS STOPPED
by We Are The Offline People
of Les Lilas, France

A Troubled Dream
MERRY-GO-ROUND
by Brian Calvert
of North Shields, Tyne and Wear

SIXTIES

I Am Sixty

29th of April 2013 to 28th of April 2014

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A LITTLE BIT ME, A LITTLE BIT YOU
by Miv
of Broughton, Vale of Glamorgan.

Under
TWO EMPTY PAGES
by Smiley
of Unknown

A Troubled Dream
THE BULLETIN BOARD
by Bettina Heick
of Seevetal, Deutschland

I Am Sixty-One

29th of April 2014 to 28th of April 2015

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A LAND WITHOUT MAGIC
by Colin MacKenzie
of London Avenue, Glasgow

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PAINTING FENCES
by Henrik Flodell
of San Francisco, California

A Troubled Dream
DILEMMA
by Chris Payne
of Friendly, Sowerby Bridge

I Am Sixty-Two

29th of April 2015 to 28th of April 2016

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THE LIFE MODEL
by Jamie Woods
of Pontarddulais, Swansea

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TAME YOUR OWN PISH
by Rodti MacLeary
of Edinburgh, Alba

I Am Sixty-Three

29th of April 2016 to 28th of April 2017

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WRITE MY BLOG
by MaartenP
of Den Haag, The Netherlands

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POLICE SEEK ‘HERMIT’
by Ronnie Scott
of Belhaven Terrace, Glasgow

A Troubled Dream
A LINE OF TALL BIRCH TREES
by Gary Aster
of Widnes, Cheshire

I Am Sixty-Four

29th of April 2017 to 28th of April 2018

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FINDING YOUR 64
by Chris Kelly
of Drumgor, County Armagh 

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DEAD SIGNET IN MY RUCKSACK
by Phil Eaglesham
of Gourock, County of Renfrew

I Am Sixty-Five

29th of April 2018 to 28th of April 2019

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OVERCOMMITTING MYSELF
by Zev Greenfield
of New York, USA

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THE LAUGHING STRANGERS
by Ben Graham
of Eaton Place, Brighton

I Am Sixty-Six

29th of April 2019 to 28th of April 2020

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SUBMERGED IN DARK WATER
by Olof Cornéer
of Stockholm, Sweden

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‘MY ASSHOLE IS HURTING’
by Maki Suzuki
of Murchison Road, London

I Am Sixty-Seven

29th of April 2020 to 28th of April 2021

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TODAY I BANNED THE WORD PROUD
by Matthew Ivany
of Wymondham, Norfolk

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CHARITY SHOP THURSDAY
by Stephen Dorphin
(With thanks to Helen Murray)
of Coventry, West Midlands

I Am Sixty-Eight

29th of April 2021 to 28th of April 2022

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THE TRIMPHONE CONNECTS
by Alistair Pulling
of Dorking, Surrey

Under
TWO BLANK PAGES
by Klive
of Unknown

I Am Sixty-Nine

29th of April 2022 to 28th of April 2023

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MY BIG FEAR
by Roy Thirlwall
of Leigh-on-Sea, Essex

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WE ARE ALL MAGIC
by Steven Cunningham
of Dunfermline, The Kingdom of Fife

A Troubled Dream
AND THE UNPAID DEBTS
by Saul Taylor
of Milford, Derbyshire