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Murder victim hidden in shallow grave between bedroom carpet and floorboards (Rousse)

I got up early and settled down to some work at my computer in the study. Soon afterwards TPR followed me into the room with my breakfast. This was not my usual 40g of museli, but a bowl of mixed … Continue reading

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Upside down rabbits and squirrels, and two escaped cats (Rousse)

It was great to be back home after our holiday. We’d been away so long that I had forgotten the layout of our house. TPR took me through to the small sitting room. He’d arranged for it to be decorated … Continue reading

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A missing child, lost glasses, and vegetable sales to pensioners (Rousse)

After our happy day on the beach R and I walked up the grassy dune and over the hill back to the village – where I lost her, and my glasses. Her mother K didn’t seem terribly concerned. The village … Continue reading

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How to feed a baby pigeon and other vital advice (Rousse)

I kept a baby pigeon in a tiny cage in the corner of my granny’s kitchen. I regretted my decision to store his favourite food (fresh broccoli) with the coal in the bucket next to the back door. The coal … Continue reading

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Travel by vegetable rack (Rousse)

My new mode of transport was a three foot tall, four-basket, vegetable rack on wheels. Travelling down Edinburgh’s Broughton Street at top speed on this splendid vehicle saved me twenty minutes a day. Sometimes I bounced along the pavement. As … Continue reading

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Tony Curtis and the world’s least imaginative quiche (Belle)

It had been foolish of us to try to re-capture those Cornish holiday memories. Eventually, Tony Curtis summed it up beautifully. “We should only come back just as summer is turning into war”. Later I shouted at him for throwing … Continue reading

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