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Voting for Tomorrow

DEAR Granddaughters, Lots of us grown-ups will be doing something a bit silly tomorrow. We will go into a building in a nearby street and be given a piece of paper. We will take the piece of paper over to … Continue reading

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Justin the Money

13. Justin the Money (From the Public Parliament’s archive of ‘Misc. Notes’, May 2016) WON’T have accurate figures before Aug but guesstimate Year 1 costs to be 280-300K. Wallet & Natterbox want to explore for Year 2 costs& implications of: … Continue reading

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Kathy (Our Mam)

4. Kathy (Our Mam) (From the archive of (edited) interview transcripts, The 34: 34 Years On) SHANNON    She didn’t wanna do it. We had to work really hard to get her to. “What? Me? A cleaner? They’ve got to be … Continue reading

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Virgulle’s Vestral 111

Sunday 15th July 2012 A message delivered “LOST property, found in one of our cars. I volunteered to return them to you.” She indicated two bags and Brendan’s violin case, on the step beside her. I had last seen them … Continue reading

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Dennis for head chef

Friday 4th May 2012 NONE of the Above won a landslide victory this week, with 68% of the electorate choosing to reject all the candidates. If this result was repeated at the next General Election, there’s every chance somebody like … Continue reading

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Virgulle’s Vestral 46

Saturday 12th November 2011 Umbrage taken amid bowls of salad GONE was the expression of calm on the face of A Minister. He let go of my hand. It seemed prudent to take advantage of these moments of confusion. I … Continue reading

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Question time

Thursday 27th October 2011 FRY’S landmark factory in Keynsham closed a few months ago. I recall a student friend working there during the summer holidays, forty years ago. “I’ll never eat chocolate ever again,” he concluded. There must be many … Continue reading

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