Thursday, 15 November 2018

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 ...

Thoughtless driver

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

When pop star slept in my pub store room

DAVID ESSEX is to appear at the Kenton Theatre in Henley on Monday and one man in particular is looking forward it. Dave Beck is being ...

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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