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Mr Benn Goes Walking

  Mr Benn Goes Walking   A cartoon character has to got a real Putney pathway named after him. BBC cartoon character Mr Benn lived at 52 Festive Road. This was based on  my road ,riverside  Festing Road,Putney, SW London … Continue reading

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Men of War

    Do Not Heed The Men Of War, Men and Women Stand Together, Do Not Heed the Men of War. Stand Together Now for Ever, Ban the Bomb  for Ever More. That was me 1959, linking arms with Bertrand … Continue reading

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Indian Partition-My Family’s Part

Indian Partition-My family’s part The multi cultural BBC wallows in the “shame” of the British Empire and the 70th anniversary of the Partition of the Raj into Pakistan(E&W) and India. Fine. Point of view. Never forget that twice as many … Continue reading

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Silly Season Starts

Silly Season Begins With the Queen retreating to Balmoral and  real world events suspended , the silly season has begun. Which means the world’s two silliest people Ping Pong Phew of North Korea and Grumpy Trumpy take  centre stage. How … Continue reading

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A Day to Remember

A Day to  Remember   The matinee of Our Sisters of Perpetual Succour ,such a hit at last  year’s Edinburgh was massively  disappointing. Teenage jokes about  blow jobs and anal sex told in a indecipherable Glasgow accent, a few   screeching … Continue reading

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The Smack

The Smack   An early Sunday lunch time pint,in the Club garden over looking the Thames. The usual suspects had not appeared so I had the place nearly to myself. A family, grand parents, parents and two young boys played … Continue reading

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Our Friends from the North

Our Friends in the North We met Lynn and Darryl trekking in the Himalayas in 2008. They were and  are great outdoor enthusiasts. On retirement from Special Needs Education in Durham they have spent many months in Rwanda setting up … Continue reading

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