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The death of Sam

It is with great sadness that I report that Sammy Sammy ‘No Balls’ Terry has died. He took his last doggy breath at around 4pm on Sunday 5 July 2015. Sam was, as readers of this blog will know, probably … 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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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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