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Collared at Last

This morning, I was reminded by a social media app that two years ago today I wrote the spoof new story below about my dad, who passed away in October 2017…… I miss the old man terribly – What I’d give today to see him squabbling with the Connie Club committee over subscription fee costs……………   Tingley Tribune                                   Friday 4th March 2016 Yesterday, there was a […]

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Better Call Hutz!

Fifty two years ago today Great Train Robber Ronald Biggs escaped from Wandsworth Prison. His liberty obtained by climbing over a 30ft prison wall on a rope ladder thrown from a waiting van outside. The security during the incident, seems about as lax as that encountered by Peter Sellers and his cohorts during their jail break in the 1960’s prison comedy Two-Way Stretch. Bearing in mind Biggs was part of a gang who undertook one […]

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