Category Archives: recreation

Threadbare Jo


“Threadbare” Jo, who, to misquote the Bard, had a “Shirt for All Seasons,” and I don’t mean he had a shirt for every breeze and vista. No I mean he literally had one shirt, and he wore it regardless of the … Continue reading

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Discussing Captain Crab


Captain Crab, recently retired as ‘Officer n Charge’ of the stationary dept at Slumpdown Barracks, could claim, in secret anyway, that whatever the situation faced by British troops worldwide, regardless of the weaponry at the enemies disposal, the men supplied by him … Continue reading

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After The Funeral


The mourners stood around him eating cakes and sandwiches not made by him. Some catering company he employed to do the work, did the work while he stood near a corner of the room, watching his guests share mourning and their … Continue reading

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Preparing For A Dinner Party: A Guide for the Unsophisticated.


On Saturday we are having two couples to dinner. More interestingly, from my point of view, and for reasons I might make clearer later in the post, one couple is staying the night, thus opening the portal through to Breakfast Heaven. Firstly, the … Continue reading

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My List of Firm, Cast Iron and Focussed New Year Resolutions


1) Try and Remember What They Are 2) Translate them into Albabian 3) Try and Improve my Spelling

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What’s Happening? Why am I Posting Twice in Two Days


Well, I was munching on a rather well cooked piece of chicken, and I can say that with some confidence because I cooked it myself, when something popped up in my virtual In-tray. I found it exciting, so I wanted … Continue reading

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Technical Update Victory and a Book


If you look to the right hands side of this post, you will see a button connecting this site to my FB page, created, in part, to talk about my book which is called. “Living Life Backwards”. Regarding the title, … Continue reading

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The Grand Opening of the Billiard and Indoor Sports Hall


Arthur Barratt Monckton, president of the local Golf and Rugby club, and his wife Doris Dryden Monkton, whose father had a surprising fondness for restoration playwrights, completed their preparations for the dinner and dance marking the opening of the new sports hall. It  had been built after … Continue reading

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It’s Raining


In case you didn’t catch it the first time, its raining. Nothing wild and glorious with just a taste of the world’s ending kind of rain. More that steady, we can take the fun out of a lottery win kind … Continue reading

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When I Get an Idea


Behind the chatty face, and natural warmth with which I greet the world I am a private man, who still cherishes his treats and those he loves, and all my small routines, and old shirts, and . Well you know  what … Continue reading

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