Category Archives: friends

Dr Gorgeous Makes a Filum

I’d put it off for far too long. Six months, to be exact. I knew it was six months, because I booked the appointment when I received a text reminder. Hence, I made the appointment to see Dr Gorgeous, the … Continue reading

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One of those days in the First World.

What a personal disaster. My shopping trolley that I use at (almost) voluntary work fell apart today. I’m bereft. Little Andrew just laughed at me, but maybe that was because she caught me changing my trousers and shirt. On the … Continue reading

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Not All Hot Air

Dear Mr Dyson, You may remember my letter from last year referring to your Air Blade hand dryer and the unsubstantiated claims about its ability to dry your hands in 10 seconds. After a recent visit to Cribbs Causeway in … Continue reading

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Laid back in Ludlow

As you may have realised, Wordpretzels, I am fairly renowned as a globe trotter and I took the opportunity this week to add to my experiences by taking a trip to Ludlow, Shropshire, with Lady Barton St Mary, The Sexton … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop

They sat together at a small table with large cups of coffee on the table in front of them. He wasn’t a big coffee drinker; the cups were big, like soup bowls. He opened a sachet of sugar and emptied … Continue reading

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The Sexton and the Fox

“I heard a bit of a commotion from the chickens, so I went out to have a look,” The Sexton explained. “That’s when I saw him.” The Sexton was leaning back in his wingback chair, the light from the flickered … Continue reading

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New Year, Old Me

Yes, it’s January the 11th.  One of those dates where Christmas feels like a distant memory and the new year is just bedding in. As I stand on the stern of the good ship 2015, I can see 2014 getting … Continue reading

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