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Rural Spaceman in Paris

After all these years, Lady Barton St Mary managed to persuade me to visit Paris. I’d visited Paris many years ago, when I was a skinny, long haired, unwashed student, in the company of an American flatmate called Dan. We’d … Continue reading

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Empty Nest Problems

The other week I popped in to Marks and Spencer, not to buy any more suits, like Lady Barton St Mary thinks I do, no; not even the rather fetching blue houndstooth one that was on offer, no, not even … 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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Doing things by half – the Cheltenham Half Marathon

As you may know, I’m a bit of a runner. One of those slightly eccentric people that likes to leave their house in a state of semi-undress, usually in bright colours made of materials better suited to super heroes and … 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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Olympic Cycling – Watch out for Kieron

Olympics – cycling. Lady BSM and I watched the Omnium(?) last night where cyclists seemed to have a race when they felt like it. I found it hard to believe that Mark Cavendish could ride his bicycle so very energetically … Continue reading

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Take Your Chance While You’ve Still Got the Choice – AC/DC at The Etihad Stadium Manchester.

  It all started with their appearance on Top of the Pops in the 70s. It could have been Tony Blackburn or Kid Jensen who announced, “Now, from Australia, AC/DC with ‘Rock n’ Roll Damnation’… and there and then I … Continue reading

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