The Other Repair Shop – Episode 1 : Albert’s Piano

It was an especially quiet morning in The Other Repair Shop, even for a Sunday. 'Paraphenalia And General Tat' expert, Keith, was in the corner arguing with a member of the public who had brought in her late uncle's bowling ball for 'repair'. Keith had given it a good going over and in so doing, …

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Were you even there Hartley Hare?

Roughly three years ago, I had the strangest wildlife encounter I've had thus far. I say 'roughly' because I'm not sure exactly when this happened but I do know it was one of my very first outings with what was at the time a new, wide-angle lens. Having conducted a thorough search of my previous …

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Confessions of an idiot #1 – The Hot Dog

It was the summer of 1991 I think. I had graduated from Liverpool Polytechnic the previous August and was still living in Liverpool and signing on there whilst studying part-time towards a Masters Degree in Education. At the time, I was living in Toxteth with my girlfriend who, later, became my wife and who, much, …

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