Author Archives: Stephen Foster

Walking with Ollie

Many thanks to all of you who have expressed your condolences; they have been a comfort in this terrible time. I’m closing correspondence here, but I’ll leave you with words from the man himself. He’ll be walking with Ollie now. … Continue reading

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Coming soon

Possibly in a new jacket; views pls.

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Long time no poem

The Whitsun Weddings By Philip Larkin 1922–1985 That Whitsun, I was late getting away: Not till about One-twenty on the sunlit Saturday Did my three-quarters-empty train pull out, All windows down, all cushions hot, all sense Of being in a … Continue reading

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Coming soon

On the Manchester City bench Mancini offers his assistant a sweet, it looks like a fruit pastille. They are playing Balotelli on the left wing (he is a striker) and now here he is again, gathering a pass on the … Continue reading

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East Anglian Book Awards

Have you had a novel or collection of stories published that is/are predominantly set in East Anglia? We are looking for entries, details of the judges: here. The book must be published between for the first time between August 1, … Continue reading

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Impartial Beeb

I’ve never seem anything like the coverage of yesterday’s Epsom Derby. What happened was this: the Queen owned the favourite, Carlton House. Carlton House ran well and came third, so was beaten by two horses, one of which, Pour Moi, … Continue reading

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Now then

If I can just find those Porsche keys I can call round on Venus and do the full Thelma and Louise…

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