Monthly Archives: August 2012

Thorpe Park – no sleep ‘til Chertsey

Summer holidays. A few Faceache friends were posting daily about the trips they were taking their children on:  ‘off to the park!’ ; ‘going to see monster truck rally!’; ‘tickets for the international ball twine challenge!’ I, on the other … Continue reading

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X Factor, episode 2 – Delusional Parents’ Addition.

Well, wipe your nose on me and call me Dermot. X-Factor. An amazing machine last seen in ‘The Fly’ creates a being called Rylan, using the DNA of Barry Gibb and Robbie Savage and unleashes it on the judges. Louis … Continue reading

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Lotterolympics

Hello dear readers. I admit, I have spent the past few months being extremely cynical and dismissive about the London Olympics. I was brought up in Borehamwood, which is technically in Hertfordshire but has one foot in North London, so … Continue reading

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Its Time. To Face. The Maaaaaaaaooooooooosic! X Factor is back…. again.

Well, slag off some pensioners and call me Scary. X Factor is back, with the first episode of auditions, or, as it should be called, mocking mentally ill people. But no – shock surprise – looks like the bedlam episode … Continue reading

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Interview with a Cat.

We were sitting in the show kitchen area with a refreshing glass of mineral water when there was a knock at the door. Or, to be more specific, the letter box being rattled. “Stanley’s back,” said Miss Katherine, leaping up … Continue reading

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An Inspector Calls – A Twilight Moment at Rural Towers

We knew it would only be a matter of time before we had a visit. You see, every year there is a village fete, where Lady Barton St Mary is expected to turn up and give out prizes to the … Continue reading

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Rural Spaceman’s Guide to The Norfolk Broads

Dear Reader, this is a comprehensive guide to hiring a large glass fibre structure with a diesel engine vaguely described as a boat, which you then drive around the man made lakes and watery passageways of Eastern England. I never … Continue reading

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