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Scrabble Beyond The Parlour

Scrabble Beyond The Parlour

I’ve been playing competitive Scrabble for almost 25 years now, and I often meet people who say “I’m really good at Scrabble”. I ask them one simple question “Do you know all your twos?” And invariably I get a glazed look coming back at me. I know instantly they are not serious Scrabble players. 2

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My first Buddha

My first Buddha

I had the privilege of driving Shaun de Warren  yesterday. Shaun has been hosting The Prosperity Club in the Remembrance Hall on Flood St in Chelsea for many years. The group is usually made up of all ages and types, from builders to hairdressers to journalists. He in an unlikely Buddha having spent early life

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First Airport Job

First Airport Job

So, I gad my first request from one of my neighbours a family of four, to take them to Gatwick this morning. I was a little nervous after a very frosty night the ol’ 18 year old Fairway wouldn’t start but she didn’t let me down. ‘Tis a 28 mile schlep from Camberwell but we

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Finally I’m a cabbie. Wahooooooo!

Finally I’m a cabbie. Wahooooooo!

Yesterday, the 7th of Feb 2012, I was presented with my green and brass badge, which I’ve been working towards for two years and nine months. They call it The Knowledge, which is the study of London in depth within a six mile radius of Charing Cross involving approx 25,000 streets and God knows how

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