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by Old Uncle Crow

(With a smiling tile-tip, to Aunty online at:

http://anticant.blogspot.com/

(OUC)

Ben has been browsing again and came up with this, which he is venturing to post as Dame Barbara is away:

Back in the dear old days of 1968, an old but still ruggedly handsome Royal Navy Commander, with a demeanour both diffident and reserved, found himself at a gala event hosted at the Derby, by a local ladies’ polytechnic.  There was no shortage of extremely (more…)

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by Old Uncle Crow

In the 1950s, as a small boy in South Minneapolis in the old Swedish ghetto surrounding Minnehaha Park, I remember we children (“…us Lutherans,” Pastor Conrad called us later, in confirmation class at Trinity Lutheran Church Of Minnehaha Falls) in some cases used the past (more…)

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