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Diary of a Bent’ Vol’: A Humourous Short Story

Anyone who’s ever read The Advertiser, or listened to Radio Stoke, will have heard of the Bentilee Volunteers {or “Bent’ Vol’s”, as one wag has nick-named them}, but who are they? “The Bentilean” sent their ace reporter, Ivor Story, to … Continue reading

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When I Were A Lad #2

As Robert the Burns once said, “The best laid plans of mice and men go up the spout!”. He should have added, “And a major cause of this is kids!” Take last month. I get me gran’son all lined up … Continue reading

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When I Were A Lad

Another humourous offering from my writing archive: There’s a lot of talk nowadays about the battle of the sexes, much of it nonsense and hogwash, but what is often overlooked is another battle. Much older, and much more real. The … Continue reading

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