Nine years ago today, I asked my now wife, Claire, to be my girlfriend. I must have made a good impression in taking her to The Boathouse pub for a meal, because she said yes. Just over four years later, we became engaged, and in 2015, got married.
Nine years on, we are both very happy and in love. We have a house together and our relationship is still going strong.
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Well that was unexpected. Probably a shock to the opposition too. Any rivals to the Tories have little time to prepare a decent campaign. This election will basically secure the Tories for another term. Sigh. The only good that can come from this is if my local MP (a Tory), is voted out.
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It’s On The Way
I decided to take the plunge and take out a new mobile phone contract, complete with a brand new Samsung S8! I've been told it's out for delivery today, and as my wife has a day off work, she'll be able to take it for me. Exciting times.
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