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About ruralspaceman

A man trapped inside a middle aged body still tries to be hip and trendy. Actually, no he doesn't. He says it as he sees it. as long as it's not too controversial. Living with his wife, Lady Barton St Mary, two children, Miss Katherine and Master Johnny in Randall Towers, he is constantly frustrated by the mechanisms of modern life and the issues raised by being the husband of a high flying executive and member of the aristocracy. All he wants is a quiet life and a full set of Deal or No Deal DVDs. Please help him.

Another Oven Licence

Wordpretzels, those of you who are fanatical Rural Spaceman followers (both of you, if the medication hasn’t worked)will know that 6 years ago, I told the tale of getting my oven licence. My concluding line was that I should get … Continue reading

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Compensation Dilemma 2

Me: Hello? Caller: (with distinct Indian accent): Hello how are you today? Me: I’m fine, how are you holding up? Caller: Pardon? I’m calling from BT internet – there is a problem with your connection and we need to fix … Continue reading

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Compensation Dilemma

Mobile phone rings. I answer. Me: Hello Person: Hello, how are you today? Me: I’m fine. How are you? Person: Oh. Erm… I’m fine. I’m calling from **** services regarding your recent car accident. Have you had a car accident … Continue reading

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Record Store Rant

Tomorrow is record store day, apparently. Firstly, we don’t have record stores, we have record shops, a clue that it’s the invention of the corporate music industry and hence a way of getting mugs to part with lots of money. … Continue reading

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Intruder Alert

As I was leaving the house for my Sunday run (yes, smug, aren’t I), I noticed two large, wet footprints in the porch of Randall Towers. I stopped and considered them for a moment. Somebody had recently visited our door, … Continue reading

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Luge Yourself

Word pretzels, it’s been a while. I thought the muse had left me forever, but somehow the winter Olympics has inspired me. I didn’t think it would. I started watching some of the snowboarding on TV – the sort of … Continue reading

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Christmas Past, Christmas Present – Mustard Coloured Track Suit and a Leopard Skin Kimono

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Source: Christmas Past, Christmas Present – Mustard Coloured Track Suit and a Leopard Skin Kimono

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