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Apprenticed to my Mother: the final curtain

Mum’s birthday was, she was proud to tell anyone, Trafalgar Day – 21st October. She exalted in British History and, while not dewy-eyed as to the wondrous gift to the world that was the British Empire (her view) she considered, … Continue reading

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Life is a series of firsts

First dribble, first poo, first sneeze… As you get older the firsts are less obvious but no less mucky. My bungee jump in New Zealand. New Zealand itself. My first parking ticket for infringing a two minute parking zone by 94 seconds. These … Continue reading

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