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Perking the Pansies: Mr Grumpy

On Saturday, November 28th, 2015
Mr_Men_Show_2 It was my birthday recently. I reached the grand old age of 55. I now qualify for Gestapo-controlled sheltered housing, all wipe-down high-back chairs and swirly carpets that stick to the soles of your shoes. En-suite facilities are now essential for those caught short at 3am moments (so much better than a bucket by the side ...

Retiring Norwich

On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
Retiring Norwich Norwich is a retiring kind of town, the perfect place to hang up your boots. The micro-loft is the ideal roost, a lift just wide enough for a mobility scooter (I fancy a tiffany blue number with a harlequin shopping basket in fuchsia), tiny bills that won’t break the piggy bank and a small enough footprint to make light work ...

The Eavesdroppers

On Monday, June 8th, 2015
the-plough-2 One more pretty beer garden, one more eavesdropped conversation. This time, two young hipsters with ridiculously overgrown whiskers. They were in deep, earnest conclave.  ‘Why didn’t you just tell me you were gay when I asked you?’ ‘Dunno.’ ‘So you go and lock yourself in the toilet for hours? I was really worried.’ ‘I know, I ...

Clang, Clang, Clang Went the Trolley by Jack Scott

On Wednesday, July 17th, 2013
palma-2013-151 With hours to kill before our night flight back to Blighty, we plumped for a day trip to Sóller and its coastal sister, Porto Sóller on the north side of Mallorca. The touristy thing to do is ride the antique tren that runs from Palma railway station so that’s exactly what we did. The vintage ...

Attack of the Norovirus by Jack Scott

On Saturday, May 11th, 2013
FLR-040 NoroVirus Poster FINAL RGB.qxp The schools are off and a sparkling (but still chilly) early spring day brought the north folk of Norfolk out of hibernation to swarm around the lanes of Norwich in search of a bargain (and there are bargains galore to be had). I watched the throng from a kerbside café. I was out alone in ...

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