Last one for today

… probably.

Razor has a great collection of newspaper cuttings, here’s a taster:

Mrs Irene Graham of Thorpe Avenue, Boscombe, delighted the audience with her reminiscence of the German prisoner of war who was sent each week to do her garden. He was repatriated at the end of 1945, she recalled “He’d always seemed a nice friendly chap, but when the crocuses came up in the middle of our lawn in February 1946, they spelt out “Heil Hitler.” (Bournemouth Evening Echo)

So how come I don’t get mentioned in Reuters when my pair eat an £800 sofa, hmm?

4 Responses to “Last one for today”

  1. Cancergiggles
    August 23rd, 2004 08:21

    Oh thank God for that renowned German sense of humour

  2. briggy
    August 25th, 2004 11:04


    i like it!

  3. briggy
    August 25th, 2004 11:06


    i like it!

  4. Pippa
    August 27th, 2004 01:09

    LOL that’s a great story!!

    Incidentally, they’re not my glasses at the top of your page by any chance… I lost them at the weekend :-S I guess not…

    Good luck with the new neighbours :)

    Incurable Hippie

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