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Hangbags at dawn and Hennessey the hottie!

I run The Book Club for the Army Rumour Service and manage the PR for that and the various other forums within the Olivenet stable, Rum Ration for the navy and Rear Party for families. One of my user names …

Real Life: Original Sin

Hagar looked lovingly across the table and sighed, “I was going to say ‘I love you’ but what came out was ‘you bitch, you’ve ruined my life’. This is a constant joke between us – ha ha ha! How we …

Real life: War It Feels Personal

Hagar is reading Sebastian Junger’s War, which was sent to me to review for BBC2 The Culture Show, but a change of editorial heart meant that this was dropped. For 15 months, Sebastian Junger followed a single platoon based at …

Real Life: Love Endurance

A big chopper Up, up, into the sky, the juddering rumble of the spinning rotators. If only Michael Angelo had explained why, Those circling blades made it fly. Does anyone know just what makes it go Up, up into the …

Real Life: I Hate Housework!

It’s tedious, monotonous and infinite! I resent the fact that Hagar doesn’t do as much as me and has somehow managed to morph a relationship founded on equality to one of segregated conjugal roles! How did this happen? At the …