Daily Archives: March 7, 2017

Communication from a Cattle Crossing

Eldest granddaughter Immy has just received the following letter: We are, of course, thrilled.  With the reputation and performance of Oxford, only those with outstanding graduate results even bother to apply, and even then most are turned away.  We can only … Continue reading

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  Juno Watt was a bit of a clot And she gossiped quite a lot; Ivor Heard was a bit of a nerd, And he hung on every word; Hours on end Ivor’s ears she would bend — Full attention … Continue reading

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