Monthly Archives: February 2011

Wittstibubble

In an attempt to push the life experience envelope further, we at Allatsea towers decided to do the weekly shop at Whitstable rather than in Margate (woaaAAAAH slow down impetuous fools you) this afternoon. Whitstable is known locally as Islington … Continue reading

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The noble art of fly phishing

What is becoming apparent, allatsea hears, from possibly dubious sources, is that your average commercial #~*&x#X**man is a complete *^$) x+=*ging, law-&^%+=+*, quota X+x+*ing, moral *#~*^, compo G+#~#ing,  *#+eX#~xnt. They’re popping out of their *#x *&^%#ing ~#&spits claiming that the c#~s*^)(x  are … Continue reading

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Letter from the taxman to a disgruntled ‘customer’

Dear Mr Addison, I am writing to you to express our thanks for your more than prompt reply to our latest communication, and also to answer some of the points you raise. I will address them, as ever, in order. … Continue reading

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Ffffrustration

Government Dept X is approached for some operating licences by person A from project W. The process becomes a little protracted so person B from W also becomes involved in the process. At a certain point persons C and D … Continue reading

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Groan

Cloying, saturated fog. Muffled cries from confused gulls. Opaque windows, smoky breath. That was ‘wensdy’ at 0700, in Westbrook. Not an inspiring start to the day and I couldn’t help feeling for the gulls, they weren’t happy at all. The … Continue reading

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They start to come

The first of the many has arrived and is snuggled up to the marina. It’s a catamaran. I put my well rehearsed and oft used question wrt cats over monohulls to the owner’s rep. He seemed dismayed that such a … Continue reading

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