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Gyles Brandreth - An ice cream or a hug?

Regulars | By Gyles Brandreth

Gyles Brandreth and his grandchildren go for the hug every time

‘Free the over-70s!’ I heard my Oldie colleagues cry. ‘Oh no,’ I murmured to myself, ‘leave us be.’ Dare I say it? Some of us have been quite liking lockdown. Of course, if you live wholly alone in a small flat, it’s been grim, but I am lucky. I have a house and a garden and a wife and a cat. Better than that, I have three children and for the past ten weeks they have been doing all the shopping. ...

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