Sunday, 21 April 2019

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 ...

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 ...

Double economics

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

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 ...

Just keep smiling

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

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 ...

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 ...

Thoughtless driver

THE abuse of parking restrictions in Duke Street, Henley, continues. This lorry caused an obstruction by being parked on the pavement ...

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