STORIES: LEISURE

Twenty Questions

March 10th, 2020|

A good part of my life is spent on matters to do with #Fund Raising. It's a tough old game so I'm sympathetic to anyone faced [...]

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The Hairy Eared Hound

March 2nd, 2020|

Children's literature is the best. When The Son was growing up, I loved reading to him. I do a pretty passable #Eeyore. Some have even commended [...]

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The Long Way Round

February 3rd, 2020|

What could be nicer than to live it up with a couple of friends, eat canapés (not part of my five a day), drink an immodest [...]

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Joy To The World

December 24th, 2019|

Forget the heralding of Christmas with the purchase of industrial quantities of Brussel Sprouts. Better to trumpet the festivities with the Jerusalem artichoke. It achieves the [...]

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Baba Black Sheep

December 1st, 2019|

Anyone who’s been lucky enough to receive the Freedom of the City of London is, to a Freeman or Free Sister, asked if that means they [...]

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Spanx Pants

October 21st, 2019|

I love a party. I love an elegant pair of shoes, but not enough to wear them for longer than I have to. Having a back [...]

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Beans For Tea

October 6th, 2019|

The most I have ever grown is a single radish sometime in the seventies.  My Dad used to give me runner bean and the odd courgette [...]

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The Roar of the Crowd

September 8th, 2019|

I had a funny turn last week. I don’t know what came over me. Well, I do. I got cross and there is no point in [...]

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