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A beaver in a non-speaking role (Rousse)

Earlier I’d overheard the dogs speaking English to one another with Teesside accents, so when they scampered down the sand dune I saw this as my opportunity to ask them where they were from. They suddenly turned very shy and … Continue reading

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Walking on the Isle of Lewis (Rousse)

Since the ‘improvements’ to the guest house on the Isle of Lewis it now boasted a series of public rooms on the scale of a country house hotel, with a smart décor all deep red and burnished gold. The proprietor … Continue reading

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Brian the dog lost forever (Rousse)

Out on the moors we were horribly lost. TPR caught his feet in the heather, tripped, and Brian the dog fell out of his arms. That was it: the dog was gone forever. The only creatures that came near us … Continue reading

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Northumberland to Newbury the roundabout way (Rousse)

Perhaps it was a mistake to allow the youngest member of our party to drive? The small, slim woman made so many navigational mistakes that we ended up travelling from Hexham to Corbridge via Norton. It took three hours to … Continue reading

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Phil Collins’ Ghostbusters dance (Rousse)

Phil Collins danced with joy as I watched Ghostbusters on a decrepit VHS tape. Afterwards I took the dog into town to find TPR’s abandoned bike. When I returned home to the White House I annoyed my sister J. She … Continue reading

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Clever words win Russell Crowe (Belle)

The dog and I stood at the top of the hill, admiring the view in front of us – lush green valleys and emerald green woods.  The view behind us was a complete contrast – the whole of London was … Continue reading

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Small dog meets tiger (Belle)

Now that he was ‘all grown up’, T the dog announced it was time for him to leave home.  He intended to move to California. Somehow things didn’t go according to plan. I later discovered that he was cohabiting with … Continue reading

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