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My friend Bar De Ness.

My friend Bar De Ness is just a short epistle on how I met him and on from there. Essentially I first got to know him on the bum marketing site Squidoo. I was new there and trying my hand … Continue reading

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Growing up in Norton;Neil.

Growing up in Norton;Neil.┬áIs just something I have been meaning to write about for a long, long, time now but haven’t for reasons which you will realise later in the post. Now Neil Wrench was two years older than me … Continue reading

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Billy and Flash, Flash and Billy.

Billy and Flash, Flash and Billy, two of the loveliest blokes one could ever meet. I first met these two lads whilst at Gwebi Agricultural College, sometimes known as College of Knowledge while studying for my agricultural diploma. Without a … Continue reading

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Gwebi Agricultural College, part 1.

Very brief epistle of my college days. Unquestionably one of the highlights of my life, and I’m very apprehensive that I will not be able to give it the justice it deserves. The college was situated a very short drive … Continue reading

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Lively lads, Grey House, Plumtree School 3.

Lively lads, Grey House, Plumtree School 3, and the continuing saga of Rusty of a Drysdale of and Spook’s drinking escapade. So we make it to the dining hall unspotted by any prefect or master who would betray us to … Continue reading

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Lively lads, Grey House, Plumtree school.

Lively lads, Grey House, Plumtree School, and it has suddenly dawned on me after all this time that that is in fact just what they were. It passed one by at the time but as time progressed and one left … Continue reading

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Characters and Teachers at Plumtree School.

Characters were endemic to this place, most of them as mad as March hares, Masters, boys, and a vast array of assorted hangers on. However, some were not, b’lieve it or not and made a welcome relief to this rather … Continue reading

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