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#263

The perfect description of Russ!


#264

Yes, “a patchouli-scented oil slick” is wonderful, though I am unsure about the patchouli really; it’s a bit Old-Style for Russ, isn’t it? Or has it come into fashion for middle-aged wannabe-trendy-young artists?


#265

Possibly, though I could imagine him going for flares and tie-dye…


#266

Mind you, Freddie ought to be all for it; “its ability to work as an insect repellent has been known for centuries”, apparently, so he might hope it would repel both Russ and Lily.


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#269

Madame Bovary

Wipes eyes…

Carinthia.xx


#270

Brilliant! But then, isn’t it always?


#271

Another excellent issue:


#272

Love it!

I especially appreciated

‘I also think people will be fascinated to see all the old relics we’ve got lying about, like my sister Lily’s ancient boyfriend Russ,’ said Mr Pargetter.

and Auntie Satya’s

Ed, Ed, Ed. Please have a word with yourself. You know the answer to this.


#273

Not quite vintage this time, imo. Still highly enjoyable, though.


#274

Sorry for getting you all excited - the most recent edition appears to be 5 May.
Does anyone know if CM has given it up?
Hope all is well with her.


#275

Was she taking a summer break?


#276

I think so. Returning in September IIRC


#277

Ah. Shame, but there we are.