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Sex, firemen and Jack Nicholson (Belle)

I had moved to Brooklyn to join a commune of New York firefighters and I had taken the  house I lived in in 1989 with me. While I was standing nude in the bathroom I realised that Jack Nicholson was … Continue reading

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Giant baby kangaroo paddles in Luskentyre Bay (Rousse)

A, C, S and N proposed a commune holiday on the Isle of Harris later in the year. Since TPR and I were already there, the others tasked us with checking out the various self-catering cottages that A had identified … Continue reading

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Commune cycle reunion of sorts (Rousse)

I can’t say that it was the most comfortable of nights, but the setting for sleep in the open was beautiful, right next to a beautiful Scottish salmon river. TPR and I would have been better off lying down on … Continue reading

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Commune kitty money worries (Rousse)

CO reckoned that if we pooled the grant, then asked the other members to make a small contribution, our commune could easily afford the £122.50 a week rent on this tower block flat. TM and SC were certainly up for … Continue reading

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Malcolm Bradbury and Diane Abbott predict the next bestseller (Rousse)

The big clue as to the location of the conference was the island visible across the stretch of water to the west. If that was the Isle of Man, then this was rural Cumbria. However, it was impossible to work … Continue reading

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