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Oh no, not again

Carol the taxi driver turned up right on the dot of 12pm and Dad and I set out for our first holiday ever together, just the two of us.  Our chosen destination was Sorrento, based on a wonderful holiday Gary … Continue reading

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Words of remembrance

This is Mirinda’s eulogy for Claire, which she read at the funeral today As a mother we couldn’t have asked for a better or a kinder one. Mum believed in us unfailingly – and always supported our activities and plans … Continue reading

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The Dubliners?

I am in a dilemma. I have recently been headhunted for a role in to be Dean of the law school that trains all the barristers in a certain small wet celtic nation. I was very interested when they called, … Continue reading

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Death of the chocolate cake

UsinUk fans mayn’t be aware that every fortnight I attend a guitar lesson, and have been doing so for the last two years. I am no good at all, but that is no reflection on my teacher who is fab. … Continue reading

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Crossing the pond

My main job since the takeover is to set up a factory for the creation of new degrees at ABC College where I work. Instead of letting everyone do their own thing, it is my role to work out how … Continue reading

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Nature Notes January 2010

Although we live in a town and therefore suffer from light pollution, on a clear night we can still see stars and constellations – though never that sparkling haze of the milky way that can be seen at Angledool.  This … Continue reading

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Living with Hercules Poirot

I left the office at about 7pm today and headed back to Charterhouse Square – a delicious 20 minutes walk away. As I walked across the uneven cobbles of the square I looked up at my building and felt an … Continue reading

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Too posh to pee

Being snowed out of Farnham I decided to spend the weekend in London rather than put my life in the hands of south west trains in trying to get home and back again. I have always wanted to have a … Continue reading

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end of the year

Final day at work for 2009 – now off for 2 weeks. Work party last night at the Arsenal Football Ground in London. 740 people attended – knew hardly any of them and had great difficulty finding those that I … Continue reading

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Austen

Sense & Sensibility (at Yvonne Arnaud) – quite charming. Clever drapes in set. Actors good but the play a bit long. Had to shush a six year old next to me. Phoned Shaz this weekend.

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