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Otherwise, other wise

Bath time, when my children were very small, was great fun until the moment came to lift them from the water. They never wanted to get out. Eventually I found the happy solution. “Who’s going to take the plug out, you or me?” I’d ask. “Me! Me! I want to!” would come the unerring reply.

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Hole in the road

Out driving recently, we slowed down to pass road works. Orange witches’ hats marked off a hole in the centre of the road. Intrepid road workers were jack-hammering their way, waist deep in rubble, ear deep in mind numbing noise. “You know,” Michael began, “whenever we passed road works when we were children, Dad would

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