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Mysteron Mistruths

My little girl is 24 years old in a couple of days. I’d say those summers have flown past like migrating chaffinches, however that’s too clichéd and, if truth be told, it hasn’t really. It seems an age since the midwife passed her to me like a scrum half passes a rugby ball, in the early hours of that day in mid March 1993. On receipt of my newly born […]

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Pokemon, General X and Thommo

Adolf Hitler, or it may have been Joseff Goebbels, was accredited with saying that if you told a lie big enough and frequent enough, people would eventually believe it. As kids, my siblings and I were told by our mater that if we told a lie big enough and frequent enough, we’d get a bloody good clip around the ear. Mark Twain apparently also received parental advice that if he […]

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