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Past My Sell by Date

January 18th, 2021|

In the holiday between Christmas and New Year the stillness of short dreary days is punctuated with bracing walks and meals. Perhaps its more accurate to [...]

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Parlour Games

January 4th, 2021|

The Artist, the one who drives the Rollscanardly, told me that her family played a lot of parlour games when she was growing up. Her siblings [...]

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Through the Big Door

December 7th, 2020|

"Where's the exit?' I asked, trying to beat a retreat from Café Nero Piccadilly. "First door," my tea drinking companion replied. If you have ever been [...]

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Called to the Bar

November 9th, 2020|

The Grand was having his morning nap. The Son was working away in another room and not to be disturbed. The DiL got out her laptop [...]

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Fags, Bags and Worse

November 2nd, 2020|

The Grand can now walk independently. I have been surprised that he can out manoeuvre those of us who have more than half a century of [...]

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Masquerade

August 20th, 2020|

If you attend one of the great masked balls of Venice, its said that you will not recognise your own reflection in the waters of the [...]

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