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The Secret Diary Of A First Time F.O.F.; part fifteen

This is entirely fiction. Completely. Utterly. Except for any true bits August 6th: 06.21am. Wake up in spare bed, having realised two things overnight, viz (1) we need a new spare bed and (2) I will never again be able … Continue reading

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It shouldn’t happen to a Lawyer: The Desert Wine Debate

Last March I went skiing with some friends. A debate began around dessert wine. Since I’m a teetotaller these days, I rather left them to it. As the Sauternes flowed and the discussion became more colourful than coherent I was … Continue reading

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Remaining sanguine #isms #shortfiction

You know what’s the worst thing about being a black vampire? People laugh at you when you say you can’t stand the sun. They think you’re a wuss. Drives me nuts and it’s meant I’ve gone undercover, spending my days … Continue reading

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The Secret Diary Of A First Time FOF; part fourteen

This is entirely fiction. Completely. Utterly. Except for any true bits August 6th: 06.21am. Wake up in spare bed, having realised two things overnight, viz (1) we need a new spare bed and (2) I will never again be able … Continue reading

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The Secret Diary Of A First Time FOF; part fourteen

This is entirely fiction. Completely. Utterly. Except for any true bits August 5th: 8.47am. Stumble into Centre of Planning, formerly known as the dining room. Have slightly dusty head after wine tasting session with Male Heir and Fiancé to debate … Continue reading

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The Secret Diary Of A First Time FOF; part thirteen

This is entirely fiction. Completely. Utterly. Except for any true bits August 2nd. 9.17am. Am disturbed in a moment’s contemplation by First Of Her Name: ‘Are doing the bloody Sudoku in there again? I need you here.’ ‘Coming Sunlight Of … Continue reading

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The Secret Diary Of A First Time FOF; Part Twelve

This is entirely fiction. Completely. Utterly. Except for any true bits July 31st Woken at seven by panicked First Born. ‘Uncle Rodney.’ Rodney is First of Her Name’s elder brother. He is a consultant urologist and makes novelty door knobs … Continue reading

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