Saturday, 27 February 2021

Talking turkey

AS if I needed reminding that Christmas is coming, two emails have arrived in my inbox on the subject of turkeys. One was from Sarah ...

Lorraine thrilled to meet old heart-throb

DAVID ESSEX caused quite a stir at last week’s Henley Literary Festival. The Seventies pop heart-throb had women queuing outside the ...

Mrs Bridges had me sacked, says writer

FAY WELDON revealed she was sacked after writing the first three episodes of Upstairs Downstairs, the Seventies drama series and ...

Happy surprise

IF you read the letters page last week, you may have noticed the main picture letter was from “CD of Peppard” trying to surprise his ...

Double economics

IF, like me, you have felt a dunce when watching University Challenge then take some comfort from this anecdote from host Jeremy ...

Not heard from George?

HE is more used to battling Hollywood villains, but George Clooney could have been left tackling a dodgy internet connection after ...

Escaping hoo-hah

AFTER ruling herself out of the Great British Bake Off’s move from the BBC to Channel 4, Mary Berry seems to have been in need of some ...

Just keep smiling

RESIDENTS of South Oxforshire are a fairly contented bunch, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics. The ...

Couple discover they’ve been captured on canvas

IMAGINE how you would feel upon discovering you had been immortalised in an £8,000 painting by an award-winning artist. That’s exactly ...

Any spare change?

NO job is too big or small for Paul Harrison, it seems. The chairman of South Oxfordshire District Council told members of Henley’s ...

How Alan became a ‘woman’ for row-past

THE sight of two eights on the River Thames in Henley is not unusual but if you look closely at this picture taken by reader Michael ...

Heroes’ parade compere can’t hide true feelings

COMPERE Martin Unsworth had a hard time choosing his favourite Olympians at Saturday’s heroes’ parade for the Team GB rowers. Mr ...

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Charity walker going well

A WOMAN who is attempting a “virtual” charity walk from Land’s End to John O’Groats has passed the halfway point. Karen Wiles, whose Dutch barge Edith is moored on the River ... [more]

 
Everyone’s doing the love dance

Everyone’s doing the love dance

A CARER who launched a nationwide danceathon in aid of mental health has described the reaction from other people as “awesome”. Dave Coombes, 38, organised Join the Dance, One ... [more]

 

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