Monthly Archives: June 2016

Horse-drawn carriage hen party in the Pentlands (Rousse)

For NP’s hen night we trotted around the Pentland Hills in an open horse-drawn carriage. It was only now that DT admitted how uncomfortable it had been for her to do so when six months pregnant. This didn’t add up … Continue reading

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Summer hosiery trends – wallpaper style (Rousse)

The latest hosiery trend for both men and women was wallpapered legs. TPR showed his to me. He had patched together left-over scraps of the purple tulip wallpaper to create his new look. I wasn’t too sure about such a … Continue reading

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Spying on a spaceship (Belle)

We were walking in the middle of the muddy countryside and the night seemed to fall quickly. Suddenly the brightest lights in the world were shining out of a natural amphitheatre. Crawling on our tummies, we peered down and realised … Continue reading

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Cosmetic counter drive-by (Rousse)

I had had enough of these vacuous women coated in foundation who clearly believed that I and others were letting the side down by refusing to wear make-up. This was such a trivial issue. ‘What about climate change, poverty, and … Continue reading

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Transatlantic flight upgrade (Rousse)

This was going to be a fun flight. I’d already teased the party of three lads (two of whom who looked like twins) by ‘guessing’ correctly that they came from Carlisle. I was not, however, psychic. I had discovered this … Continue reading

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Texan travel anxieties (Rousse)

TPR and I moved to Texas, where I took a job at a university at which DT was a student. I was extremely grateful that each day DT gave me a lift to work. One day DT explained that she … Continue reading

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A youthful uncle (Rousse)

I left my book group pals at the table to greet my Uncle J. He was back in the UK for one last trip. Despite his advanced years he was looking great. Most notable was his full head of dark … Continue reading

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