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The Min.

In a week and three days it will be Miniatura at the NEC. I stopped telling you all about it in advance in a superstitious way because as soon as I did something occurred and I was unable to be … Continue reading

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Time

Strange things happen to the time after a bereavement.  Some hours drag by, most plod. Whilst each hour takes you further from the source of sadness, though it would seem to soothe, every second is one more in which the … Continue reading

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A week

A week. Just seven days,so much can happen.  So much emotion crammed into seven days and seven nights. My cousin died.  He was only 71. I first saw him 65 years ago when we moved back to the North East … Continue reading

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junk

In this column I have frequently written about junk.  The detritus of living.  The stuff we bought with actual money which is now cluttering up the corners of wherever we live, covered with a layer of dust and some cobwebs … Continue reading

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The pace of the pace.

I have often thought, in my life, how very nice it would be if things happened in a discrete fashion, so that you could enjoy them or endure them one at a time.  Maybe people with more organised lives do … Continue reading

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Whooshoo, der.

The rash turned out to be a viral thing going round the local hospital. I have just got over it and now I am sneezing.  On Thursday I have an MRI scan, following an outpatients visit, which comes under the … Continue reading

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Well well.

I wish I was. Oh I do. For the last three days I have had a rash all over.  Goodness knows what it is.  It started off in a band round my middle, right round the spare tyre.  Like tiny … Continue reading

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Back to the future of the future.

Did you miss me?  I’ve been in hospital again. I wouldn’t say I’m cured but I feel better than I have for eighteen months because at last I know what is wrong. I knew something was wrong ever since I … Continue reading

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Knuckle scrapes.

How do you think? Isn’t that a good question? How do you think? Supposing you wish to conceive an idea, a design, say, for a much better way of getting the duvet into the duvet cover.  Perhaps a way of … Continue reading

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Once more with feeling.

I have made the second submission. Two pinfalls or a submission!  Come out swinging.  I want a nice clean fight and you can take the horseshoe out of your glove, straightaway.  AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAnd box! This time it is to a publisher, … Continue reading

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