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A Few Words About “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up”

If I got rid of everything that didn’t inspire unfettered joy, I would be living in a bare cell. The vast majority of my possessions are hand-me-downs of one variety or another, in most cases, a make-do version rather than … Continue reading

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Batman card

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Boy George from 1984

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Twiggy pen

An ad from a 1960s magazine.

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Entertainment Tonight & Ernie Borgnine

I expected ET to take an in-depth look at Ernie Borgnine’s career, offer a tribute to his decades on film, but no, it was all about “TomKat” breaking up. Blech! Who cares!

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Another manky Lovejoy poem

I’ve been spending a lot of time/ loafing instead of making rhyme/ Hours of "Lovejoy" at a stretch/ Turn me into a lazy wretch/ – / The house it really needs cleaning/ Drudgery has lost its meaning/ Garden-weeds are overtaking/ … Continue reading

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Ode to Lovejoy

I think that I would like to see/ all of Lovejoy on dvd/ I’ve just seen the years five and six/ it’s not a satisfying fix/ – / So I think what would be best/ is vintage Lovejoy, that’s my … Continue reading

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