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ISIS ambitions thwarted (Rousse)

My father accepted an invitation to travel to Australia to fight ISIS. He was just about to set off when I pointed out that he wouldn’t get very far without a passport or visa.

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A tale of arson and murder (Rousse)

My misdeeds were many. First there was arson. I threw a match into a small garage on the junction of Northumberland Street and Ferry Road. While I watched the billows of grey smoke envelop the neighbourhood, I thought it would … Continue reading

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Bob Marley plays with talent show hopeful (Rousse)

Such was the success of TV talent show hopeful FG that he and his father J were invited to gig with Bob Marley.

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Notes on a G-string (Rousse)

While my father fretted over whether or not soup would be served at the pre-wedding breakfast the night before my cousin’s wedding in Somerset, I hunted in desperation for clean underwear. My sister and HJ unearthed an over-complicated G-string. Aghast … Continue reading

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Snow and stovies on election day (Rousse)

When we tried to go outside we found a metre of snow banked up against the back door. I asked TPR not to touch it while I made a dash for my camera. He disobeyed me, and immediately got started … Continue reading

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A pirate themed wedding (Rousse)

The pirate themed wedding was a great success, although the groom confessed to me in private that he regretted missing the opportunity to show off his magic tricks. My parents enjoyed themselves immensely – even my poor father who was … Continue reading

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Presents for little girls (Rousse)

XY’s children had no idea of the trouble that their father had caused and I saw no reason to cancel their visit. The elder girl loved the hardback book that I had made for her, even though I thought she … Continue reading

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