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The day the mayor came round

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Tuesday 6th August 2013

A small white van trundled up the bumpy House With No Name track and parked underneath the plane tree. We all looked at each other in puzzlement. We weren’t expecting anyone and none of us recognised the middle-aged man in khaki shorts and T-shirt clambering out of the driver’s seat. Seconds later everything became clear. He was the local mayor (albeit without a gold chain) and wanted to say “bonjour” ...keep reading