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PLATE XXXVI Caught in the Act

PLATE XXXVI  Caught in the Act

PLATE XXXVI Caught in the Act

Midnight on the beach, not half a mile from the Seven Sisters, and our young gull was spotted by the Exciseman. He would pretend innocence but the case of sole was damning evidence.

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PLATE XXXV Professional Circumpsection

PLATE XXXV  Professional Circumspection

PLATE XXXV Professional Circumspection

He considered the matter from every possible angle but remained hard to pin down. It was his job to provide an anonymous decision. After all, it was not his signature on the document.

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PLATE XXXII The Admonition

PLATE XXXII  A severe Admonition

PLATE XXXII A Severe Admonition

Having slicked his hair down and removed his glasses, Hugh was mortified to find himself admonished. It was just as he had feared: far from a sensual delight, the whole tango affair was fraught with embarrassment. He should never have come.

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PLATE XXX Area Feeding

PLATE XXX  Area Feeding

PLATE XXX Area Feeding

Hugh’s grandfather spent a long time watching the animals that came to feed on what was put out for them down in the area courtyard. He had never figured out why the blue tango cat always seemed to take precedence.

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