I have to laugh, Max, at the whole page; despite the anger I (& you) feel at this still going on....
On 2011-08-31, at 11:53 PM, Max Richards wrote:
> Our municipality, Manningham, is having its first Artists and Writers
> Festival in late September.
> I'm hired to run a writing workshop one Sunday afternoon.
> I told the organisers it would be best if my wife the therapist (and writer)
> was co-presenter. Fine.
> The local paper sent its photographer who snapped us shoulder to shoulder.
> Their journalist phoned and I told him plenty.
> Then the paper appeared, photo showing me only, and story mentioning me
> How does one explain this to one's wife?
> Also the story just below was the regular 'waifs of the week', two pets now
> at the local animal shelter.
> And to the right an ad for vein free legs, etc.
> Max, not quite smiling at the photographer
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