In the line-up

When I had just turned 10, my dad – who was a salesman – one a prize at his company for best performance of the year, and as a result was handed a romantic weekend break in the Cotswolds.

The only problem was what to do with me. Naturally, a ‘romantic’ break didn’t include me! Finally, my dad’s sister, my Aunt Brenda, said she would put me up for a couple of nights.

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