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Currying favour

Astragal has been on the receiving end of a rather bizarre communication from ‘The Lord of Harpole, in the Parish of Wickham Market, UK’, who turns out to be Abdul Latif, Britain’s first Bangladeshi lord of the manor (self appointed) and proprietor of the Curry Capital restaurant on Newcastle’s salubrious Bigg Market. Lord Harpole, who apparently has a close relationship with Viz magazine, Astragals’s favoured lavatorial reading material, says he is ...

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