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Ralph’s weekly column returns to Bath Chronicle

I’m back, folks, and to quote Cassandra when his famous Daily Mail column was resumed after the war: ‘As I was saying when I was so rudely interrupted…’ A lot of water has passed under Pulteney Bridge since last I … Continue reading

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Oui Patron! (part 2)

Ralph’s Comedy Festival Diary – Part 2 When one is working towards a period of heightened activity such as the Comedy Festival, or a string of important performances, one tends to indulge in hypochondria. Terrified that the slightest tingle in the … Continue reading

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Oui, Patron! (part 1)

Ralph’s Comedy Festival Diary – Part 1 My window cleaner was in today. He said ’Can you write your name down because I’ve told my wife I clean the windows for a posh famous bloke and I can’t remember who … Continue reading

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Presidential Pleasures

I am a rather shy person. I hate receptions and never know how to move on to the next person. I can’t discuss culture and devour canapés at the same time, and Champagne makes me chatter foolishly. However, as audiences … Continue reading

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Long Live Lady M

My alter-ego Lady Margaret will be treading the boards again soon at a Christmas cabaret glorifying in the title ‘Lady Margaret’s Surgery’. Her Ladyship will be reclining on a fur lined troika or Russian sled (it’s amazing what the Natural … Continue reading

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Lions

There has been a lot of debate lately about animals in circuses, so it was interesting to come across a website that only shows clips of lion tamers getting their comeuppance. Animal trainers always claim they are merely enhancing their … Continue reading

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Party in the City

Congratulations Bath Festival (and a bit of the Fringe) for Party in the City. Pity you couldn’t fix the weather! Scarves in almost June? Ridiculous! We met up for a pre-party supper. What’s on tonight asked the lady opposite, waving the programme? … Continue reading

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