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The Woman Inside Of Me

When I was 23 years old I had the strangest dream. I remember it vividly even now, nearly 20 years on. I was living in a cottage on the Isle of Arran, off the West Coast of Scotland, where I … Continue reading

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The Birdwoman of Southsea

Walk into a pub in the Banana Republic,  not far from the old Royal Marines Barracks on a Sunday afternoon, and you might be lucky enough to hear a woman singing some jazz numbers, backed by a pianist and a … Continue reading

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A Provincial Snob

Tonight I have just got back from one of those great moments that happen from time to time in the Banana Republic. It was a fireworks show over the water, fired from ships lying straight off from the Wharf, and … Continue reading

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Waterstone's Delight

A little while ago I decided to rise to the challenge of writing in a hundred words or fewer about something that really delighted me, so that I could upload it to the Waterstone’s Delight website. I found out about … Continue reading

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