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A (short) Winter’s Tale

I must have written notes for a Terry blog when I was squiffy on Cointreau at Terry Towers because I’d forgotten about them until now. As it’s past Twelfth Night, and as I can’t remember much more (Cointreau), here they … Continue reading

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In which Mrs Terry and I go on holiday. Together.

Day One. Mrs Terry and I arrive at the hotel, an African-themed, five star, affair in Gran Canaria. On the way to reception Mrs Terry gasps, “Oh look Sweetheart. Flamingos!” As I’m not wearing my glasses it takes a moment … Continue reading

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Notes on a Terry Christmas

23 December Return to Terry Towers, northern branch. Festivities begin. Mrs Terry informs me, a vegetarian of 16 years standing, that she’s bought Stella McCartney sausage rolls for Boxing Day tea. I tell her they’ll smell nice; she looks at … Continue reading

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Sam’s Christmas Accident

It was love at first sight for Terry Terry. From the moment he set eyes on Sam, the juvenile delinquent chocolate Labrador with a bad reputation, Mrs Terry knew the six stone bundle of almost feral fun was coming home … Continue reading

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Year of the moth – a conversation with Mrs Terry

A busy office. Much tapping of keys and bustling about. The phone rings and a generic work-based greeting is given. By me. “Hello sweetheart, are you at work?” It’s 2.40pm on Tuesday. “Yes, I’m at work, Mum. Is everything alright?” … Continue reading

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The cruise

What happens on board, stays on board. And in my blog. Sunday: Chester Picked up from the station by Terry Terry and Mrs Terry. In the car on the way back to Terry Towers (northern branch) they ask what trips … Continue reading

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Christmas at Terry Towers

A true and accurate account of Christmas with the family Terry. Up north. 22nd Dec The train home for Christmas is always exciting and full of seasonal cheer. Once you’ve got over the jostling for space, elbows in your face … Continue reading

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