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Cross 

One of my very earliest memories dates back to Friday 4th September 1964. I was five years old and just about to start school but on that day I was sitting, helping the Mater shell peas for lunch. And on … Continue reading

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The unkindest cut

I don’t like my hair. I never have really. It’s a bit rubbish. The problem is, it’s never decided what it wants to be. It’s not curly and it’s not straight. For most of my life it’s tended to be … Continue reading

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Hot

We’ve had almost two weeks now of unrelenting good weather and everyone is very excited: there’s an awful lot of inappropriate clothing being hauled out of the back of wardrobes; one of our cleansing operatives (dustmen) appeared this morning sporting … Continue reading

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D.I.V.O.R.C.E.

Ten years ago today my life ended. Which is to say that the Ex announced, rather out of the blue, that our 25 year journey together was over, and I was no longer required on the voyage. And that was … Continue reading

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Complete bankers

Irritated this morning by the news from a friend on holiday in Canada.  Apparently she and her son have been there all of three days before her bank here in the UK (Tesco) see fit, without any warning whatsoever, to … Continue reading

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