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Bawdy Wench

Happy Easter, my friends! Hmmm. Normally Easter Sunday sees me locked in a resentful face-off with a boiled egg because I am unable to eat sugar and thus cannot stuff my face with chocolate. Naturally, it is always the boiled egg’s fault. Or, I will spend the day trying to outwit my parents’ dog Grouse, whose determination to steal any chocolate stored within four feet of the floor is matched only by the determination of Simon Cowell to fill the world with dreadful music. This year, however, I have to say I’ve barely even noticed that it’s Easter. I’m grateful to … Continue reading

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The Man thinks he is dying

The Man is ill. The Man thinks he is dying. The Man is the funniest thing that I have ever seen. Every time I look at him I fall about laughing. He is preposterously bad at being ill. (This photo was taken in happier times. And fyi he was wearing swimming shorts.) The Man’s man flu been going on for a week but here’s a taster, taken just from one day. The Man wakes up. “Oh no,” he says in a small voice. “Oh no. I have to go to the doctor.” He looks helplessly at me, begging me to somehow take this fact … Continue reading

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