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As Luck Would Have It


“What’s not to love” thought Reggie Spangler, walking through his living room. “More blue sky than you could drink in a lifetime, lovely warm weather and the wife away for a fortnight’s holiday with her charming sister,” His heart swelled … Continue reading

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The Unsought Memorial To Sir Simon Gutteridge


My uncle, Sir Simon Gutterage lived his whole life seeking that phrase or comment which might  guarantee his immortality. Despite a title, gained by an ancestor for turning a blind eye to the rampant affairs of a long dead and unlamented … Continue reading

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See You Mate


When Gerry fell down while walking back from the match I laughed out loud, because falling down was one of his tricks, but then he didn’t get up. Not at all: not ever. Gerry was a man who often played the fool and “Kept it light,”  while others … Continue reading

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A Life-Changing Meeting With Dr Odd


I lived in the age of social engagement where we chatted on Blogs and even smiled at dentists before they drilled holes in our teeth: a celebration of biological generosity, spreading our DNA to the four corners of the surgery.  “Being open … Continue reading

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Hope By The Glass


So I’m talking to my friend Greg.  Him for whom each new girl was, “Real ” at least for a weekend, although most weekends for him were spent taking a rest from life and romance, until he met his wife Sandra,that is, when the clouds … Continue reading

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“The Man Who Missed The Boat:” Here’s The Cover


  The Man Who Missed The Boat, Pre-order available for Kindle, delivered to your device by mysterious means on 9th April Paper-back published 10th April How it Begins: He did not really have a career. More a series of jobs, which took … Continue reading

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Life In The ‘No’ Lane


By my middle years  I had built a living through using measurable skills, habits and routines so I could live, celebrate or exist in some safety, away from the shellfire endured by those who are careless of their wellbeing and happy to venture beyond those … Continue reading

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