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Follow my grandsons on the trail of the last bear in England

26 September 2015 8:00 am

I was looking after Oscar, my five-and-a-half-year-old grandson, for the day. We’d played football in the garden, then we’d come…

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24 September 2015 1:00 pm

I was looking after Oscar, my five-and-a-half-year-old grandson, for the day. We’d played football in the garden, then we’d come…

Low life

24 September 2015 1:00 pm

I was looking after Oscar, my five-and-a-half-year-old grandson, for the day. We’d played football in the garden, then we’d come…

Modafinil, ladies and gentlemen. Recommended.

19 September 2015 8:00 am

The staples of my daily alcohol consumption on the cruise were champagne, gin, red wine and Polish vodka. One morning…

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17 September 2015 1:00 pm

The staples of my daily alcohol consumption on the cruise were champagne, gin, red wine and Polish vodka. One morning…

Low life

17 September 2015 1:00 pm

The staples of my daily alcohol consumption on the cruise were champagne, gin, red wine and Polish vodka. One morning…

The only one who set a bad example on the high seas was Taki

12 September 2015 9:00 am

There is something repulsive about the sea, especially when seen from the altitude of the upper decks of a monstrous…

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10 September 2015 1:00 pm

There is something repulsive about the sea, especially when seen from the altitude of the upper decks of a monstrous…

Low life

10 September 2015 1:00 pm

There is something repulsive about the sea, especially when seen from the altitude of the upper decks of a monstrous…

Taki's table talk and my fears about the Spectator cruise

5 September 2015 9:00 am

Last Saturday afternoon, in Venice, 31 Spectator readers, plus Martin Vander Weyer, the great Taki and I came aboard the…

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3 September 2015 1:00 pm

Last Saturday afternoon, in Venice, 31 Spectator readers, plus Martin Vander Weyer, the great Taki and I came aboard the…

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3 September 2015 1:00 pm

Last Saturday afternoon, in Venice, 31 Spectator readers, plus Martin Vander Weyer, the great Taki and I came aboard the…

Italy is so civilised! Even at a mad dash

29 August 2015 9:00 am

I sprinted through Milan station, speed-read the departures monitor without stopping, and arrived gasping on platform 8 with two minutes…

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27 August 2015 1:00 pm

I sprinted through Milan station, speed-read the departures monitor without stopping, and arrived gasping on platform 8 with two minutes…

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27 August 2015 1:00 pm

I sprinted through Milan station, speed-read the departures monitor without stopping, and arrived gasping on platform 8 with two minutes…

Watching the Persid meteor shower with Professor Brian Cox – lucky me!

22 August 2015 9:00 am

‘How many people have you slept with in your life, roughly?’ she asked. We were lying in bed in the…

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20 August 2015 1:00 pm

‘How many people have you slept with in your life, roughly?’ she asked. We were lying in bed in the…

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20 August 2015 1:00 pm

‘How many people have you slept with in your life, roughly?’ she asked. We were lying in bed in the…

Have I killed my friend’s Jack Russell? Time to check Google

15 August 2015 9:00 am

Toby goes to bed at 10 o’clock sharp every night otherwise he gets irritable. Toby sleeps on the bed always.…

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13 August 2015 1:00 pm

Toby goes to bed at 10 o’clock sharp every night otherwise he gets irritable. Toby sleeps on the bed always.…

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13 August 2015 1:00 pm

Toby goes to bed at 10 o’clock sharp every night otherwise he gets irritable. Toby sleeps on the bed always.…

When the going gets tough there’s nothing like an hour of rollicking hymn singing

8 August 2015 9:00 am

On Saturday my boy had a mini-stroke at home, aged only 26. ‘You’ll have to give up smoking and do…

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6 August 2015 1:00 pm

On Saturday my boy had a mini-stroke at home, aged only 26. ‘You’ll have to give up smoking and do…

Low life

6 August 2015 1:00 pm

On Saturday my boy had a mini-stroke at home, aged only 26. ‘You’ll have to give up smoking and do…

My glimpse into the brotherhood of bouncers

1 August 2015 9:00 am

After Trev had mugged the mugger in the toilet we moved quickly on to another club. The Double O is…