Monthly Archives: June 2015

Rural Spaceman – You’re Fired.

Just over a week ago, my Faceache friend Lisa and a couple of others tagged me in a post made by a business website: “Hi all!!!! I am on the hunt for male bloggers. If you are a man who … Continue reading

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Dinner Date with a Beauty Queen

I had the pleasure of spending Monday evening in the Chelsea Brasserie in Cheltenham, a rather swish venue so typical of this fashionable Regency town, where I had arranged to meet Sophie Lydia Smith, winner of the culinary TV show ‘Come … Continue reading

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Elton in the Shed

Ok, look, Wordpretzels, I ‘ve had a look back at my recent blogs and realised there’s a danger that I’m turning into the NME, if the NME spent 6 months going to see lots of legendary acts from the 1960s … Continue reading

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A normal day at (almost) voluntary work 3

Dispatches called. Dispatches: You’ve sent two forms for the same delivery with different dates. One is 15th May, the other 22nd May. Which one is correct? Me: You have two forms for the same delivery? Dispatches: Yes. Which date is … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Gaylord Pub

I’ve been very busy for the past two weeks with two things: one, (almost) voluntary work, where suddenly I’ve got a million and one things to do, and two, I’ve been enjoying myself. Rather too much, it appears, because my … Continue reading

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I Married a Chartered Accountant 3

Lady Barton St Mary has been busy hiring a car for our holiday in July. Her accountancy brain means that, like everything else, she has to do extensive research to get an agreeable price. Eventually, she found the best deal, which meant … Continue reading

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Macca and cries – Paul McCartney in Birmingham

Fortunately, Lady BSM and I had the entire week off, with the added excitement of seeing Paul McCartney in Birmingham at The NIA, now known as The Barclaycard Arena, for goodness’ sake. The Sexton and Pen had also decided to … Continue reading

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