Monthly Archives: August 2019

Rick Parfitt top tipper (Rousse)

Status Quo’s Rick Parfitt lay on the top of the bed in my ornate Victorian bedroom. He was doing his best to tempt me back to his own house, but I was not interested in following him. Instead I was … Continue reading

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Strawberry-growing, shoe-designing Rousse

We had great success growing strawberries under our flourishing redcurrant bush. Our only mistake was to harvest the early fruit to ripen elsewhere while making room for the next crop. KT told us that doing so would ruin the soil, … Continue reading

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Double entendre speaking d├ębut (Rousse)

While speaking to a class of disengaged further education students, BD made the most inappropriate double entendre. It was both appalling and hysterical – and I could not hold back my laughter from under a huge paper bed sheet at … Continue reading

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Fashion for homeless apes (Rousse)

I felt sorry for the homeless gorillas and other apes who lived rough on the traffic roundabout. Now that it was winter they had somehow managed to fashion themselves a form of clothing from discarded grain sacks, but I feared … Continue reading

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Pit bull rescue goes over the edge (Belle)

I was sitting in the back seat of the Land Rover as Craig of the New York Bully Crew drove us down to the cliff and straight over the edge. I saw it was about to happen, regretted I hadn’t … Continue reading

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A murderer on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne (Rousse)

We had a couple of hours to spare so crossed the causeway to Holy Island. In the distance on the headland we saw JS. We called ‘Broken bone!’ at her and she responded with a wave and a smile. When … Continue reading

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Jack and the Beanstalk party time (Rousse)

The first person to mention a Jack and the Beanstalk themed party was RG-J. It was at a party that I was hosting that I overheard her mention this to some mutual friends. Only a couple of minutes later another … Continue reading

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