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Lunch Quite Near The Top Table


Party Pete’s’ the name and keeping people happy is “My raison du jour”: a joke here, drink there; you get the picture. Anyway, to cut a long story short, my friend Eric, a master chef who knows his onions from … Continue reading

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One Last Drink


Looking back it was like our last hurrah. A record of my “Heyday,” as I like to call it: marking our charge toward hoped for fame and glory with a photograph or two: me, Sarah, Sir Nigel as he became, … Continue reading

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In Search Of Employment


Somewhat later than many of my contemporaries, one of whom now sits within sniffing distance of power in the outer rooms of 10 Downing Street, while another twirls a scalpel with nonchalant skill before practising life-saving surgery on the patient … Continue reading

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A Favour Too Far!


Malcolm Vexley, or, as he liked to remind those careless of rank, Sir Malcolm Vexley, was a business tycoon of standing who enjoyed what he modestly described as “A position of note in the city.” I had no immediate knowledge … Continue reading

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An Outing With The Wraxley Running Club


A couple of months ago I’m wheezing down the towpath in search of a light breakfast at my local café when I’m passed by some impressive jogger, and then another and then another but jogging in the opposite direction. All … Continue reading

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A Difference Of Outlook


One afternoon my Grandad said to me, “Son, to men, women always remain a mysterious entity while to women, men become a flawed utility.” He made the comment with a chuckle and it made me smile because I remember Grandma … Continue reading

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A Grave Conversation


I sat in the car with my wife and travelled up to the cemetery where I’d been buried not long before. She didn’t know I was there, of course, I was now the silent passenger; the observer, the helpless carer … Continue reading

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