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Second wedding wildlife (Rousse)

The bride wore a bizarre blue patterned lawn cotton gown, as did her chief bridesmaid daughter. Two of her three sons, dressed in black suits, vied for the role of best man. This all seemed pretty pointless to me since … Continue reading

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Driver and passenger walk free from overturned Volvo (Rousse)

Having successfully negotiated the main section of the journey to Edinburgh with my maternal grandmother in the smaller of my mother’s two silver Volvos, I lost concentration on a road that had been partially cordoned off, slammed into a traffic … Continue reading

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Neglected baby suffers eye bleeds (Rousse)

I managed to keep the baby alive with the minimum of care. I only looked at it once a day when I fed it a bottle and changed its nappy. The only indication that it was in any distress was … Continue reading

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A near gobbling (Rousse)

We were on a road trip across the US with my cousins N and D. We stopped at a ranch where an old farmer showed us his stock. TPR took it upon himself to see if he could out-run the … Continue reading

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Resurrectionists active in the north east (Rousse)

TPR had developed a process to bring the dead back to life. So now I found myself in a bar in Hexham chatting to both my grandmothers and my great-great auntie S, plus other assorted relations (officially still alive). Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Husband regrets land speed record attempt (Rousse)

I was still alive. Yes, I was definitely alive – but what was all that wailing? TPR was beside himself with grief. I struggled to force out the words “It’s OK, I’m still here” while trying to make sense of … Continue reading

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