26 March 2018

A Bit of Humour!

I love chess. There was no one in my family, or in our circle of friends who played when I was a boy. I taught myself to play with the rules from an encyclopædia, and a set of 'chessmen' I had made by pasting bits of brown paper to draughtsmen and dominoes with the chess pieces' names noted on them. As a young man I played postal chess, very handy for taking one's time to figure out the next move!

Sixty years later, I still enjoy a good game.

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