Author Archives: Dreamaticus

An apple a day (Belle)

I was standing on the top floor of the office, eating the delicious contents of a jar of ‘pink apple jelly’ with a spoon.  I only stopped to admire the old-fashioned lettering on the label – ‘Ariadne – the State … Continue reading

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Drawbacks of glass house living in Edinburgh (Rousse)

The general public was using our glass-fronted flat as a thoroughfare to the Omni Centre. It was impossible to stop them, despite my pleas of “You wouldn’t have me wandering around uninvited in your kitchen, would you?” Some young men … Continue reading

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Malcolm McLaren dons eye patch at degree show (Rousse)

Malcolm McLaren seemed somewhat out of place at a conference on women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, especially while wearing an eye patch. Then someone pointed out that this was a degree show and I accepted that this (perhaps) … Continue reading

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Unwelcome guest on Scottish island is served yellow slime for supper (Rousse)

On Thursday afternoon I observed CEO AM in her London headquarters deep in discussion with a very bright 16 year old girl, apparently the daughter of JMcL (who, as far as I knew, didn’t have any children). On Friday night … Continue reading

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Scrabble rule change (Rousse)

The new Scrabble rule allowed players to swap their letters with those of their opponent. I was taking full advantage of this, much to the annoyance of my husband.

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The allure of Andrea versus a purple glitter manicure (Rousse)

This time he was chasing a quiet, slim, blonde 16 year old called Andrea. I thought that HDB with her purple glitter finger nails was far more interesting.

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Name of the Rose actress in love triangle (Rousse)

My husband took advantage of my absence over the weekend by seducing the famous Chinese actress Ting Lan Ling. He had been fascinated by her ever since she played the role of book whisperer in The name of the rose. … Continue reading

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