Anyone who thinks a nice game of Scrabble is a gentle way to while away a winter evening probably hasn't met Paul Allan.
The teacher from Rushden in Northamptonshire takes a rather more competitive view of the word game, in fact he's such a whizz at it that he'll be taking part in the national final this weekend. So what's his secret?
Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Russell Hookey
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