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    Winning ways

    August 14, 2012

    Ok, ok, I admit it. I was wrong about the Olympics. Far from being a transport and tourist nightmare, it was actually one of the nicest times EVER to be in London. Those lovely pink-jacketed transport helpers were brilliant, directing people to the right tubes and trains, while the maroon-clad volunteers were just so smiley and fabulous that I wanted to adopt one and have them pottering around at home, being helpful and cheery, the way I thought children were…

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    Relay races …

    I am on hold. I’ve been on hold for, oh, about 3 betrillion years. I’m listening to nasty rap music on the speaker so I don’t have to clasp the phone to my ear.…

    July 9, 2012