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Failed seduction in a Birmingham bedsit (Rousse)

Even though I vowed to him that I would never stray from the arms of TPR, my father’s cousin did his clumsy best to seduce me. His attachment to a thin ornamental walking cane – supposedly a support for his … Continue reading

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Time-travelling wife powerless to prevent husband’s grisly motorway death (Rousse)

TPR died a hero in an attempt to save an 8 year-old Brownie. The poor girl was held in the clutches of a mad woman who was set on proving a point about ancestors in Billingham, Teesside. TPR was crushed … Continue reading

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The secret night visitor (Rousse)

The H family bought a white 1970s house in a small close not far from our bedsit. I preferred their place over ours: there was so much more space. So I would regularly sneak into their sitting room late at … Continue reading

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From a cliff top penthouse to a pokey Glasgow bedsit (Rousse)

TPR and I lived in a tiny, but gorgeous, penthouse suite perched on a cliff with beautiful views of the blue sea crashing onto the rocks 100 feet below. We liked to leap from the cliff edge into the water, … Continue reading

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Translator sets up home in “lawless” Stornoway (Rousse)

I envied my friend J’s new life on the Isle of Lewis. She set herself up in a small bedsit where she worked as a translator. She offered several languages, including Gaelic. However, although I hankered after J’s new Hebridean … Continue reading

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