Poor Old Santa seems to have had a hard time of it lately. Some friends in a writer's group seem determined to make his life difficult, and I didn't help with my Zombie Christmas story. His problems included missing stockings, no Christmas tree, the cupboard under the stairs and using Trip Advisor, hence the odd …

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I’m not well off, but I have a roof over my head, food on the table and enough to pay my bills. Correction, I am well off. Having a clear out I was astounded at the amount of ‘stuff’ I have that I never use. Everything from computers, nick-nacks and electrical goods I no longer need, …

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