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The Girl With Allure in Spades

Or, how I saved my friend from a bad marriage

Whisky pouring from a  green bottle into two curved glasses.

In anticipation of a predicted heavy overnight frost, I was filling the old hot bag with water from the kettle, which was just off the boil. As I poured, I diverted the merest splash of hot water into my nightcap whisky, which stood on a table nearby. My plan was to lay the filled hot bag under the duvet, and then after I’d sipped my…



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Joseph Yossarian

Freelance writer and blogger from the north-east coast of England, specialising in true crime, childhood memories and whatever takes my fancy.