Monthly Archives: March 2017

Diary – Yoga Ben, Rejections, Eleanor Catton, Holiday Plans

Fortunately, the food at the Beech Tree is beyond ghastly

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Diary – Rogue Male, Ben Ledi, Theresa May, The Guardian

I was never in any danger of having to kill and eat a raw sheep

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Diary – The Simpsons, Scoxit, Brexit, Milliband

I recall reading a Christopher Hitchens piece somewhere or other where he discussed a scene from a Jeeves and Wooster novel. Jeeves and Wooster are out and about, going shooting or something probably, when they encounter a CND protest going

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Diary – St Andrews, Beinn Nairnan, The Magus, O.J. Simpson, Michael Dowd

It is Monday and I am sitting in my living room, which is flooded with morning sunshine. I have a pot of coffee, made from freshly ground beans, I am listening to the Women’s Hour on Radio 4, and my

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