Tag Archives: Manchester

Not a Lot of People Know That

There are a few things about my life that I tend to keep quiet about. This is one of them. Although I have always admitted that there are things that are never going to be mentioned on here – either … Continue reading

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Olympic Memories: 1992

I watched the opening ceremony of the Barcelona Olympics in the large, airy living room of the flat that Helen had just bought in Didsbury, Manchester. We had not long moved in and didn’t have a lot of furniture, so … Continue reading

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6 August 1982

At that point, the diary ends. This is what happened the next day, though The flight back was beset with complications. Initially, all went well. We had a stopover of an hour or so in Bahrain and I remember Mum … Continue reading

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Dave the Dentist, the Denoument

In the end, it all went sour with Dave. Oddly, this had nothing to do with Helen and I living with him, and yet everything to do with Helen and I living with him. What happened was that, after about … Continue reading

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SoppyRollocks

As I trailed on Monday, Dave the Dentist moved in with Helen and I after winning a contest that really wasn’t a contest for the vacant room. And on the whole it worked out pretty well. Bear in mind that, … Continue reading

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Soppy Sarah

Having moved into our new flat and dealt with the errant sewage, Helen and I faced a new problem – how to pay for it. Taking on a more expensive lease at the same time that I lost my job … Continue reading

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