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It took me a long time to find an agent for my first book. I was eventually touting it around by writing in alphabetical order to each agent in The Writers’ and Artists’ Year Book. I got to the stage where I was looking for other ways of getting my hilarious work into the public domain so I could embark on a life of fame and luxury.

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There’s a car parked outside my house, almost blocking the spot where I leave my old jalopy during the day. It has been there for two weeks. And apparently – I have checked the statutes – I am not allowed to reduce it to a pile of twisted metal and blistered paint. Where, I ask you, is the justice?

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Yesterday I took advantage of the sunshine to spend some time in my garden. Newspaper on my knee, Sam the daft cat lying on his back next to me with is feet in the air, silently challenging me to a game of dodge-claw, just breathing in its peace and quiet. It made for a very nice contrast with the seismic upheavals shortly to afflict or rescue the country depending on how you view it.

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