Smuggling

Smuggling

Smuggling by Roy Hall I come from a family of smugglers. “Have you anything to declare?” the customs agent said as he pulled my father’s car apart. “No, nothing. Nothing at all,” said my dad. I was young and we had just returned to the UK from my first visit to...
Four Weddings and a Funeral

Four Weddings and a Funeral

Four Weddings and a Funeral by Roy Hall The bride and groom walked down the aisle to the wedding canopy while the whole orchestra played the wedding march. That is the whole Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. In the late 1930s my mother-in-law was engaged to a musician....
Binghamton

Binghamton

Binghamton by Roy Hall My first impression of America was Binghamton, New York. With the exception of a few hours’ layover in JFK, (Green Acres was playing on the TV and I seriously considered returning home) this town in western New York was to become my home, not...
Key West

Key West

Key West by Roy Hall “Go immediately to the emergency room. I can’t help you here,” said the doctor in Urgent Care. It was my first day of vacation in Key West (about a week before going to Florida Audio Expo) and I felt ill. If you believe in omens (I don’t), then...
Cop Tales

Cop Tales

Cop Tales by Roy Hall First Phone Call: “Let me speak to Mary.” “I’m sorry, wrong number.” I replied. The phone rings again. An agitated voice speaks.“Let me speak to Mary. I know she is there.” “There is no Mary here. You must have the wrong number,” I say. A third...
Zaida

Zaida

Zaida by Roy Hall Zaida The headline in the local Jewish newspaper read, “Orthodox Man Accuses Delicatessen Owner of Cutting Meat With a Knife Used for Cheese.” This heresy of mixing meat with milk was exposed by my zaida (grandfather), Harry Cohen, a fanatically...

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