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Loneliness – it’s a coat you wear

“Loneliness, it’s a coat you wear; it’s a deep shade of blue; and it’s always there” – these are the first lines from the song ‘The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore’ recorded by the Walker Brothers, amongst many. They came to me last night as I got ready for bed. The weird thing was that I wasn’t feeling lonely, but I was thinking about loneliness.

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