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A dog’s life

My friend and former band mate Ang sent me a story written from a dog’s perspective today. It reminded me that I once wrote a character dialogue from Sam’s point of view for a fiction writing class. The class leader … Continue reading

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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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One night with Terry, one night with Terry

A glimpse into life at Terry Towers. I was home for just a few hours on Friday night. My train got into Chester at 8:15pm, when I was promptly goosed by Sam (“Out of all the people here, he smelled … Continue reading

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Lucy’s Lump

Have I ever told you about the dog’s cancer scare? Before the rule of Sam, Terry Terry’s six stone bundle of Labrador fun, there was Lucy. Lucy was a bit of a legend. She came to us at six weeks … 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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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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