Tag Archives: Reading

216.The Book Thief …?

When I’d left the library last night, they’d been there.  Two enormous orange crates containing bags stuffed with library books; all checked out, labelled and ready to go.  Not something you’d easily mislay.  Now Mr Vestibule and I are looking at the space where the crates had been, but no matter how hard we look, they ain’t there.

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132. More happy birfdy…

“It’s all right to listen, Miss Sugarsprinkles. It’s not at all rude.”
“Are you sure, Mrs Jellywoman?”
“Quite sure, Miss Sugarsprinkles. Please don’t worry.”
“I’ll just wash up the paint-pots, then.”
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119. Ssshh!

And on the subject of Family Planning, did you know that Marie Stopes disinherited her son because he married someone whom she considered to have ‘inferior traits’, namely poor eyesight? You did? I only heard the other day, whilst listening to an old In Our Time. It had passed me by completely, Marie Stopes being a eugenicist. Another hero bites the dust.

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