The Last Word

September 24th, 2023|

Over the last year I’ve been plagued by my nemesis Anne Taylor. She pops up everywhere but has now met her match in the shape of [...]

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My Natural Colour

June 1st, 2023|

“How did you dye your hair that colour when it’s so short?” “This is my natural colour,” I said. “Nahhh. No one has hair that colour.” [...]

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Call Me by My Name

March 20th, 2023|

I’ve been called some choice things in my time. I don’t suppose I will ever be privy to the full range. The Son, who was a [...]

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The Van

March 6th, 2023|

Vans are a contentious issue. My friend Malc had a van for nineteen years that he loved, until it got squashed between a Chelsea tractor and [...]

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Turn up the Heat

December 5th, 2022|

You might imagine that the demise of taste buds would rule out a craving for food. On the contrary, not even nausea can do that, and [...]

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The Invisible Woman

November 21st, 2022|

“Oh Granny, What are you wearing?” said a horrified looking Grand as I showed off my beach attire. I said nothing when he elected to come [...]

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John West Ward

August 28th, 2022|

I am not in Kansas anymore. Actually, it’s fair to say that I’ve never been to Kansas, nor have I ever had much of an urge [...]

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Doctor Knows Best

May 23rd, 2022|

She didn’t get up but indicated the chair for me to sit in. I sat down. She introduced herself and I said how nice it was [...]

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