Caroline Crampton is assistant editor of the New Statesman. She writes a weekly podcast column.
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The author, who has died at the age of 68, created in Adrian Mole a character who spoke to a generation of teenagers growing up in suburban Britain. Here, we recall a few of his finest moments.
When you're living at the bottom of the world, you can’t just pop out to a hardware shop when something breaks, so your appliances are like part of the family.
No country has ever left the EU before, so there's no map for where we're going.
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