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Hot enough to set alarm bells ringing

The smoke alarms went off at 1am, waking me and probably the whole of Itchy Ankle. I tumbled out of bed and stumbled into the kitchen where I stood naked on a kitchen chair to rip the alarm from the … Continue reading

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Things we do in Itchy Ankle

Much has been written about what people do in NYC. There is a list outlining how people spend their time in Washington DC. Although Gretel will tell you that nothing ever happens in Itchy Ankle, this is what we do here: Bemoan … Continue reading

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Waiting in–and waiting some more–and waiting still

Call me tomorrow if you want to. I’ll be in all day. This is because I will be awaiting my third service call in a week from HHGregg, a home appliances company that claims to have customer care and satisfaction … Continue reading

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