Author Archives: Francis Pryor

Flaming June

I know we English endlessly drone on about the weather, but sometimes it’s justified – and this year it most certainly is. I’ve just checked the farm diary and so far we’ve only had one millimetre of rain in June, … Continue reading

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Two Weeks Ago It Was Winter: Now It’s Summer!

This has been a year when the climate, the weather and the season, all seemed to have mirrored the state of my health. So for most of the time it was it was pretty grim, then I had the good … Continue reading

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A Very Damp Lambing

Breaking News! I have just received a letter from Mr. Tev ’Aho, who carried out the HoLEP procedure on my prostate. As I mentioned in my recent blog post, the material that was removed was subjected to a detailed inspection … Continue reading

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The Blog That Went Missing: The Beast from the East

As regular readers of this blog will know, it has been a fairly turbulent time for me health-wise, but thanks to our wonderful NHS I’m now very much on the mend and am looking forward to the warmth of spring … Continue reading

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DISASTROUS NEWS!

“DISASTROUS NEWS!!! I tried to suppress it, but the BBC are determined to screen my fleeting interview with Philomena Cunk on BBC-2, Tuesday evening, April 3rd. The programme starts at 10.00. PLEASE don’t watch it – or my reputation will lie in … Continue reading

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Free Beer! Meet-Sign-and-Greet, This Thursday at King’s Cross

I’ll be doing a meet-sign-and-greet event for my new book Paths to the Past at The Parcel Yard pub at Kings Cross Station this Thursday, March 22nd in one of their event rooms from 5.30 – 8.00 pm. Copies will … Continue reading

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MEN: you must come clean about your naughty bits!

And just to be quite clear, by ‘naughty bits’ I refer of course to those parts of your anatomy that dangle in your trousers, or get squashed-up and rather uncomfortable when you’re sitting for too long in some modern train … Continue reading

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