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Part 5 of My First Edinburgh Fringe Festival – 1995- 20 years ago today

The penultimate instalment. Too busy with current 2015 festival to write more. I thought Installment had two L’s. Predictive text has destroyed my brian* I did the ‘brian’ line there on purpose. I may be ignorant but I’m well aware … Continue reading

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Part 4 of My First Edinburgh Fringe – 1995 – twenty years ago today

So then everyone started having delirious crushes on strangers and some kissed in cupboards at The Pleasance. Here is a rough guide. And a show report. The ‘boys’ me and Juls were trying to befriend were Dan Clark and friends … Continue reading

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Part 2 of Twenty Years Ago – My First Edinburgh Fringe 1995

I’ve got my old WordPress app going again and I refuse to update it. Here’s the part two but after part three because of silly silly computers

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My First Edinburgh Fringe Diary 1995 Twenty Years Ago Today – part 3. Fear Sets In

Fear sets in. It’s all right when you’re rehearsing in a small village hall and making each other laugh with ridiculously entertaining acting exercises (like the one where Nicholas Quirke, our director made me and Juls reply ‘no’ to each … Continue reading

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Pottery inspired by Bloomsbury Group and Tony Hancock in The Rebel

Last Xmas we decided not to buy each other presents but to do a days pottery together instead. Of course I had some presents as well, I’m someone who starts looking forward to Xmas in June So I chose to … Continue reading

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The Shoplifting One. Trago Mills Final Installment

Anyone who has been to Trago Mills will know that time moves differently there This is a true story Names have been changed in this one to protect the identity of my relative Two pens. But when? How? Crash zoom … Continue reading

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Kenny Of Falmouth

Thursday 23rd July. Harbour Lights Diary About two years ago, aged 18, I went to the British Legion Club on a Saturday night with Becky, Jerry, Jan, Shirley, Lucinda and her cousins and Kenny. Kenny’s estimated age is 76. He … Continue reading

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