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ARGOSY 2016
..................even now, I can scarcely believe that it happened...............

 ARGOSY 2015
..................it signified in an intangible way the absolute end of the so-called Swinging Sixties...............

ARGOSY 2014
..................by turns absurd and entrancing, if you're prepared to stay on the bus, it makes for an exhilarating ride................

ARGOSY 2013
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You can't get into trouble for telling the truth................

ARGOSY 2012
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I wouldn’t have wanted to desecrate the purity of that once-in-a-lifetime moment with any undignified gropings................

 ARGOSY 2011
..................ended up down a dead end, climbed a fence, fell and cut my head open - claret everywhere................

 ARGOSY 2010
.....................On stumbling off, I noticed banknotes being counted into Harry's hand.......................

ARGOSY 2009
............'Do you want to think about it?', he asked.  No, I didn't...........

ARGOSY 2008

...............Things are happening, though they appear to be doing so with majestic slowness.........

ARGOSY 2007
...............Arthur Brown presented me with a fine pair of brown shoes during an intermission...........
ARGOSY 2006

.................I asked him slyly what he thought of 'Aetheria', an item that wasn't actually on it. Yes, 
he said, he liked that one very much...............
ARGOSY 2005
  ..........Why do I always seem to end up near people like that?................................
ARGOSY 2004
"That was awesome,
Dad! You said fuck twice on national TV!"
ARGOSY 2003
........The answer is that Iraq is this century's Black Hills of Dakota, and Saddam is its Geronimo...........
ARGOSY 2002

.........For me, that particular day started out in a  “normal” way.  
Then the BBC rang at 8.15 a.m.  - and, next, so did ITV, NBC, Paris, Brasilia, Canberra, Prague.........

ARGOSY 2001

.......My set shrank progressively with each unforgiving minute,
and I was editing it even as I took the stage....

ARGOSY 2000  
I sliced off the tip of the index finger on my left hand.............