Monthly Archives: June 2015

Summer skiing with WAGs (Rousse)

I missed all the best events at the conference because TPR objected to my being away from home. This meant that I didn’t meet the premier league footballer’s model girlfriend on the summer ski slopes. Instead I was forced to … Continue reading

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Train travel on the Isle of Lewis (Rousse)

The guest house was now on two sites, one managed by the husband and the other by the wife. As a consequence, TPR and I were split up and slept apart. Draped in a pale blue cashmere jumper lent to … Continue reading

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Robert Foster (Rousse)

JM changed his name to Robert Foster – for no apparent reason whatsoever.

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From St Albans to south London by ancient orange Volvo estate (Rousse)

How we came to be in St Albans, I had no idea, but it was still great to bump into JB and GB there. They had also booked their anniversary meal at the same restaurant as us. Indeed, it looked … Continue reading

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Canned Merlin in oil – delicious! (Rousse)

I ate a whole tin of merlins. They were delicious in oil, and much tastier than the pilchards that come in similar packaging.

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Fine bone china and a Swatch watch (Rousse)

After years of admiring them in the china cabinet, I took my grandmother’s teacups to work. CI and I enjoyed fine Earl Grey tea from the fine bone china while avoiding XY. I was also free and easy with some … Continue reading

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Aidan Turner joins the family (Rousse)

Aidan Turner met my sister J over a game of Pictionary, and now they were a couple. He was the most beautiful man I had ever met. What is more, the Poldark actor was a mathematical genius. He and TPR … Continue reading

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Hugh Grant lookalike in tattoo trouble (Rousse)

I was furious with TPR. Taking advantage of his ‘Hugh Grant with muscles’ good looks, he was breaking hearts left, right and centre (including my own). He also thought nothing of mutilating his torso with a random set of inky … Continue reading

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Hull is a hanky panky hotspot (Rousse)

TPR’s muscles were a source of fascination for the slim, dark teenager on the boat. I left them sitting together on the bench on the deck as we came into dock in Newcastle. When we arrived TPR looked a bit … Continue reading

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The new Saturday night star (Rousse)

Since her operation AP had gone from strength to strength. Her singing career was really taking off these days, especially now that she had secured the prime-time Saturday night slot on BBC1.

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