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Teacher jam

One of my colleagues at the school where I work is a homey type from Yorkshire. He does things that you’d expect a real Yorkshireman to do, like woodturning and making jam. I’m especially interested in the latter. Every week, … Continue reading

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Wanna hear a juicy story?

The Queen of the night graces our flat ever more rarely with her presence, and when she does, it’s normally at such hours of the day that Blenderman and I barely notice. Normally we only realise she has even been … Continue reading

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The Parisian scoop that wasn’t

Things don’t always turn out as you hoped, planned or wished. You might plan to have that left-over stir-fry for lunch, only to discover your flatmate got to it drunk the night before. You might want to use the last … Continue reading

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Italian for beginners

Italian has a bunch of boobytraps to trick unsuspecting foreigners like myself into making massive twats out of themselves. For instance, a lot of words will come in twin pairs: one masculine version, often ending in -o, and one feminine … Continue reading

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Unemployed smoothie maker

A few years ago I worked for a catering company. We catered for all sorts of parties and events, but the best weekend of the year was a flower festival near where I stay. A whole bunch of rich people … Continue reading

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Food with character

I recently bought a melon. I usually don’t buy melons, but that day it seemed like a good idea. It was scorching hot so I felt like eating fruit, they looked pretty perky, piled up into a big melon pyramid, … Continue reading

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