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Daily Mail sub-editor is secret small screen writer (Rousse)

I discovered that Daily Mail sub-editor RH was the secret writer of scores of award-winning television dramas. This was on the same day that I overheard him say that he hardly ever watched television. It was my brother-in-law JS who … Continue reading

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Television time delayed due to water allergy (Rousse)

My sister JMH and brother-in-law had added another extension to their house. This was an enormous bathroom off the kitchen. Its ‘walls’ were made of canvas and decorated with swirly orange 1970s patterns. In the kitchen itself they had installed … 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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Tripadvisor hotels to avoid (Rousse)

Never again will I stay in the following hotels: The luxury American hotel that plonks you in room 22 right next to the bar on a Saturday night The Hebridean guest house that houses a black and white cat in … Continue reading

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Kittens come home (Rousse)

I didn’t care that I was allergic to cats. I wanted two kittens, and I wanted them now. The two men from the animal rescue centre opened up a couple of crates. Each one was crammed with a selection of … Continue reading

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Nosey Rousse risks her health on her way to breakfast fry-up

Breakfast on the morning after the school reunion comprised baked beans, sausages, roast parsnips and potatoes, all lovingly cooked by HH (HP back in our school days). Just before I went downstairs to join the others at the breakfast table, … Continue reading

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