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Shed Time with Jasper

  • Posted on: 29/05/2020

  An Easy Trail to Follow  “Good morning Mr Wylie, can I come in?” “Yes, Mrs Travers. How did you know I was here in the shed.” “Simple Mr W. I just followed the smell o’ Old Spice and Tunnocks’ …

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Muriel’s Musings: Beauty in Adversity

  • Posted on: 22/05/2020

“If you are sad add more lipstick and attack.” Coco Chanel Back from the Royal Wedding “Good morning Mrs Wylie. I have brought your hot water and lemon and The Glasgow Herald for your perusal.” “Pressed?” “Of course Mrs Wylie …

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Muriel Wylie at the Royal Wedding, May 1960

  • Posted on: 16/05/2020

Common Like Jasper It has been a simply marvellous day here in that London. I am writing to you dear friends and readers of ‘The Glasgow Lady’ from the Imperial Hotel in Russell Square while the sights and sounds of …

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A Sunday in Greenwich Village, 1960

  • Posted on: 08/05/2020

 This week we look back to May 8th 1960 in New York as Sebastian settles down to read his letter from his uncle, Jasper. Brunch, Eggs Over Easy and The Joy of Corduroy It is a Sunday the world over …

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