Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Heart of Norfolkness

“Never get out of the boat.” Absolutely goddamn right! Unless you were goin’ all the way… “ As some of you may be aware, I will very shortly be departing for a holiday (that’s vacation in American, EL James) on … Continue reading

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What Are You Wearing? An Homage to The Sunday Times supplements, part 2.

Rural Spaceman, Global Blog Writer. Despite my obvious talent for total fashion chic, I would like to think my ‘everyman’ approach to wardrobe means that I can be noticed without being conspicuous, hence the need for large sunglasses. I’ve worn … Continue reading

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A Life in the Day – Gerald. An homage to The Sunday Times Supplements.

Gerald, 64, semi-retired entrepreneur, former school fag to Rural Spaceman, successful global blog writer. Married to Lady Sarah, left wing anarchist aristocrat. They have 3 children, Micon Bicon, Lottypanther and H. ‘I’m the type of person who wakes up as … Continue reading

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Cuffley Camp

“Have fun at Cuffley Camp Lucy! “”The third generation of our family to go. Let’s hope she hasn’t got a Justin Pisspot at her school.” My lovely niece,  Lady Fairfield, posted this on Faceache this evening. Her daughter, Miss Lucy, … Continue reading

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A Soap Opera Life.

“Maureen, I really would like you to stay and see the valve replacement…” One night last week, I found myself sitting watching a popular hospital soap on the TV, when the consultant delivered this line to one of his promising … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Beige – an extract.

My first impression is one of brightness; not overwhelming, not completely bright white, more … off white. There is a faint scent of burnt verdigris,  a reminder of my time on the white bright beaches of Labrador Sands and the … Continue reading

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