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Lose 10 stone within 12 months?! (Rousse)

I estimated that the 10 stone that B planned to lose within twelve months was half her body weight. Given her track record with the scales, I very much doubted that she would ever achieve this, but I kindly kept … Continue reading

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The toilet roll juggler and an amateur bathroom plumber (Rousse)

While AO juggled toilet rolls for my entertainment at one end of the bathroom, at the other TPR helped KA sort out the bath. The blockage was caused by a build-up of revolting rotten autumn leaves stuck at the top … Continue reading

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Busty buck-toothed singer charms folk festival audience (Rousse)

KT left her seat and took to the stage. Then the rest of the choir pushed out through the door to the right of me, poured down the main aisle and climbed the steps to line up behind the star … Continue reading

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Downsize giveaway – with goat (Rousse)

TPR and I were furnishing our new flat. Meanwhile friends of friends (Sue and Mike) had downsized and were giving away all sorts of bits and pieces that they had previously placed in storage. We lacked suitable seating for the … Continue reading

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Runners forced to change route to avoid bomb death trap (Rousse)

KA and I were forced to run along the grassed central reservation. This was to avoid the primitive bombs that the terrorists had scattered along the pavement in a bid to kill us.

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An unwise bed sheet display (Rousse)

Given that this was a networking event for the tech community, NP’s stall looked very amateur. Or perhaps she was being ironic as she pinned the home-decorated bedsheet up behind her table? If so, would anyone get the joke? I … Continue reading

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Parkes Observatory hosts visit of geriatric stargazer (Rousse)

I knew that my Granny T had been to Australia a couple of times in her later life to see my Uncle J, but until I saw the photos of her standing proudly outside the Parkes Observatory in New South … Continue reading

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