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Spurned in Pitlochry (Rousse)

SC and TM invited us to Pitlochry for a barbecue. There they announced that S was expecting a baby girl. Although not religious, I was sick with jealousy when they invited CT to be godmother. To be second choice was … Continue reading

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Caliper freedom (Rousse)

Holidaying with KA’s family was more fun than I anticipated, especially given the beautiful weather. As we returned to the house after another fun day, we discussed plans for dinner. My idea of a barbecue was very popular. We also … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Portobello (Rousse)

We celebrated Thanksgiving with a barbecue on the beach at Portobello hosted by JS.

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North Sea tsunami hits land north of Aberdeen (Rousse)

TPR, His mother, his sister S, CM and I watched in amazement as the huge tsunami rushed in from the North Sea. It hit the coast just north of Aberdeen. When the first wave crashed into the town house garden … Continue reading

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Snow and a new suitor in Sydney (Rousse)

My cousin B sat at a picnic table in the garden of a Sydney suburb with a handsome Asian man. Even though it was the height of summer, flurries of snow fell all around. Shouldn’t Australians be enjoying evening barbecues … Continue reading

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Scottish midge season precautions (Rousse)

The hotel proprietor wanted her guests to experience the best Scottish produce cooked fresh in the open, so while they waited in the dining room she took to her outdoor barbecue. In the midge season months of June, July and … Continue reading

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Partying takes precedence over painting (Rousse)

DT and KJ bought a big house to renovate and sell before moving to the US. Their crazy work and party schedules got in the way and not a single can of paint was opened. Guests at the big farewell … Continue reading

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The secret London wedding venue (Rousse)

All we wanted was some peace to enjoy a quiet barbecue for two in our little Edinburgh yard, but every so often friends would run down the steps to interrupt us. First came the F family, then LF and IF … Continue reading

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