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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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The French Connection – starring Dave & Mathilde

And so, at last, the time had come. DaveJohnDaveJohnDave and Mathilde’s wedding. A bit like a royal wedding, really, except  that this wedding would be the union of French and English families, rather than German and English families, with the … Continue reading

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An Extra Guest for Dinner

Dinner parties have always been something I’ve enjoyed since becoming middle class. The ones we attend generally involve a close circle of old friends. So it was great to set out on Saturday night to see Jacko and Nurse Lynn’s … Continue reading

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Pepper is a Class Issue

Wordpretzels, I have something to tell you that’s not only daring, but requires a fair amount of justification. For the majority of my adult life, I have been middle class, but my childhood, formative years and upbringing were all traditionally … Continue reading

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Apologies for the service. I don’t work here.

As soon as she caught my eye, I knew it was going to be one of those situations. You know the ones, where suddenly, you’ve been put into a position of responsibility you neither asked for nor wanted, but you’re … Continue reading

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