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Blond cat-whiskered half-gorilla baby swept out to sea (Rousse)

She really was a beautiful baby, with a beaming smile and a few tufts of blond hair. I thought, however, that the cat whiskers were rather out of place on her sweet face – until someone explained to me that … Continue reading

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Barry Cryer’s autograph (Rousse)

I overheard Barry Cryer’s minder announce to the theatre staff that his boss was waiting in the car outside. I followed him back out to the street, then asked him if he might be able to ask Cryer to sign … Continue reading

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How the other half (barely) lives (Rousse)

When I was supposed to be at work I poked around my sister J’s vastly extended house in West Sussex. On the ground floor there was a luxurious self-contained holiday cottage that looked out onto a large rectangular pond destined … Continue reading

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Disgraced Labour MP leads theatre audience walk-out (Rousse)

As members of the audience left the show mid-performance GSX and I considered it legitimate to move closer to the stage and take a couple of vacated seats in the front row. The star of the show didn’t seem to … Continue reading

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Fake cop chases the gangs of Hexham (Rousse)

I missed the party. This was just as well because I, amongst others, knew that there really was nothing to celebrate. The hostess was well aware of this too. She communicated her dismay at her failed marriage in her choice … Continue reading

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British Airways terminal 5 offers new passenger services (Rousse)

British Airways’ new welcome service for first class passengers coming into Heathrow Terminal 5 was second to none. A smart uniformed man met you off the plane and guided you through the terminal, ensuring that you by-passed all the queues. … Continue reading

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Andy Gray takes to the stage in Kev F Sutherland’s latest show (Rousse)

My run as the new female lead in Kev F Sutherland’s latest comedy and magic show had been going so well. I’d pulled in huge crowds at the football stadium. Some loyal fans returned night after night, mainly for the … Continue reading

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Scottish devolution discussions voted more interesting than conference magic (Rousse)

The last workshop in the series was a complete disaster. Not even MS could save the day with his presentation of magic tricks learnt from TPR. As I watched a balloon float over the heads of the delegates according to … Continue reading

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Rock climbing and engine driving (Rousse)

Most surprisingly, SC scaled the bare rock face in seconds. Henceforth she would be known as Spiderwoman. I was a mere novice mountain goat in comparison, terrified as I hesitated over every decision as to where next I should place … Continue reading

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JK Rowling’s cot death charity competition and the Scottish slave trade (Rousse)

I chased my north Northumbrian cousins through the corridors Scooby Doo style as a strategy to keep them entertained while were waiting for the main event. Then the word came that the real fun was about to start. We gathered … Continue reading

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