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Guitar Man, Part 2

Christmas 1980, as I’ve had reasons to recall these weeks gone by, will forever rank high in the memorable present stakes of the past (if you follow) on account of my receiving then, aged fourteen, a stapler set from my … Continue reading

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Guitar Man, Part 1

It was exactly like a chapter from Accordion Crimes – if you squinted your imagination and overlooked the fact that the instrument travelled for thousands of miles and (spoiler alert) never made it back home; but in defence of the … Continue reading

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Paperback Writer

Tree fellers are round this morning to sort out the business with the dead trees and the over-lively hedge. Their gaffer is a character, a good man as I know, I wouldn’t think destined for Watchdog. He’s exactly twenty years … Continue reading

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