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The Conker King

John Keats described it as ‘the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’, but when I was a boy autumn meant one thing and one thing only; the quest for the perfect conker. The conker that would take on all comers … Continue reading

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Home Time

So I looked around And quickly found That if I lowered myself with care I could reach the floor And be out the door Before anyone was aware. The teacher said Through the back of his head Everybody open your … Continue reading

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