Category Archives: comic characters

Farewell, Loose Canon

Prologue: some sad news, I’m afraid, with the loss of an amazing person. Canon John Evans, known to you in many of my ramblings as the Loose Canon, passed away on Monday. Former vicar of three parishes, head teacher at … Continue reading

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We are so Sorrento – Rural Spaceman on the Amalfi Coast

 I had the great pleasure to holiday with Lady Barton St Mary in Sorrento, Italy, accompanied by our good friends The Sexton and Pen. Therefore, it was inevitable that I would write my usual informative, insightful and smug blog, showing … Continue reading

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Do It All Yourself

“Please,” said Lady Barton St Mary, gently stroking my cheek with the back of her hand, “Uncle Robin needs your help,” she said in her gentlest voice. I stiffened, swallowing hard. “OK,” I managed to blurt, “I’ll go on Sunday” … Continue reading

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I Sold My Soul to The National Trust

Hello Wordpretzels, it’s been a while. What with the way the world is at the moment, with everything in danger of being run by fuckwits, I’ve lost the plot when it comes to writing rubbish on my blogspot. But I’m … Continue reading

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1971 and all that

I was listening to Danny Baker, the broadcaster, interview his old friend David Hepworth on a podcast today. Mr Hepworth has written a book entitled ‘1971 – Never a Dull Moment’, which works on the theory that 1971 was the … Continue reading

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Interview with an Spaceman – Easter Special

I awoke with a start. It was half light and quiet. I could hear the blood pulsing through my head whoosh, whoosh, whoosh … and a subtle rustle at the end of the bed, the feeling of weight by my … Continue reading

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Pussy Whipped

It’s been a long day, all in all. One of those days when Stan and Ollie, our cats, decided that they were taking control. It was as if they’d got together on the coconut matting in the grand porch of … Continue reading

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