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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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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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You’ll Float Too …

Well, Wordpretzels, make my own sauce and call me Barry Norman, yet another film review, this time to see the much anticipated It, based on the novel by Stephen King. Now, Lady BSM isn’t into horror films, so gave this … Continue reading

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