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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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Life After Deal Or No Deal

As you all know, 2016 didn’t cover itself in glory when it came to the demise of great things; iconic figures from music, stage and screen, TV and radio; the incredible and divisive political shifts in Europe and America. But … Continue reading

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Eye Eye – We Have Contact

As a football referee, I finally had to give in to the helpful advice given to me by friendly spectators on a weekly basis and take a trip to SpecSavers, the opticians. My long vision has been deteriorating as I … Continue reading

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Rural Spaceman in La La Land

Last weekend, Lady Barton St Mary suggested that we should go to the pictures. “I’d like to see La La Land, but you wouldn’t go and see that, would you?” she said. I’m not a fan of musicals. Actually, that’s … Continue reading

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I Gave My Tonsils for an Action Man

Medical science, as you may well know, has a tendency to follow trends from time to time. It’s always based on what they know at the time, but tends to change as time passes. For example, when I was a … Continue reading

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Rural Spaceman’s 2016

Blimey. 2016. Who would have thought that one year could cause so much chaos, death, divisiveness and nincompoopery. 12 months of worldwide chaos, fear, destruction and idiocy. I don’t have to tell you about the number of famous people who … Continue reading

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I Am Not An Object

A short tale about what happened to me whilst out shopping a week before Christmas, when I popped into Marks and Spencer for a few essentials, not shirts or suits, no, I don’t need any more suits and shirts, although … Continue reading

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