Tag Archives: Oddbins

A New Home

As I mentioned a while back, Helen and I eventually tired of our first home together. Eventually, the lack of central heating, the damp and the sheer reluctance of the landlord, Jeremy Laskie, to do anything about anything finally wore … Continue reading

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Leaving Oddbins Again

Unfortunately, things all went spectacularly wrong a couple of days after the Oddbins cricket match.In fact, within half an hour of me arriving at work on the next working day. It was a fairly simple problem. Hal, the manager, wanted … Continue reading

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The Oddbins Cricket Match

Everyone needs something to get them through the working day. For some it is simply the satisfaction of knowing that they are the best at what they do. For others, it is the thought of the illicit moments that they … Continue reading

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Carnage

It is funny how fast time passes. I had been saving this post up for a reason, and then I almost missed the time slot. Thanks very much to Rob Smyth for reminding me of this. The other big event … Continue reading

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Escaping Booker

A couple of months ago, I wrote about my worst job ever I didn’t tell you how I got out of it, though. It was perhaps the first time that I realised the benefit of keeping in touch with people. … Continue reading

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The Oddbins Days

This was supposed to be your weekly ‘Helen’ post, but it then dawned on me that the next one wouldn’t make any sense unless I told this part of the story first. When we moved to Manchester, I got a … Continue reading

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Helen, Part Ten

It has been rather a long time since I wrote anything about Helen, so we have some catching up to do. We left the story with Helen and I moving into our first flat together and buying a useless car. … Continue reading

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