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Minnie Mouse insults for big-eared school girl (Rousse)

I travelled to my new school in the passenger seat of my father’s acid green Ford Cortina estate car, squashed up to my best friend ECM (the only one of us wearing a seat-belt). On my lap I cradled a … Continue reading

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Mystery woman at book group shows off season’s best selling grey woollen outfit from Next (Rousse)

Poor SC. We all turned up at her house for our monthly meeting, but none of us had bothered to read the prescribed text. I was rather puzzled because I recognised the book title and its jacket, yet I had … Continue reading

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Best murder poster drives guest into Mermaid’s arms (Rousse)

I couldn’t stay on for the formal dinner so I left TMX in the hands of IKX. This arrangement was not to T’s liking. She disapproved of the ostentatious wealth of I’s new house, especially that evident in the home … Continue reading

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Advice for a NQT? Don’t go into teaching! (Rousse)

I bumped into my school friend KC (wearing a hideous pale blue fake satin 1980s style ballgown) and her daughter K at a service station on the M5. The daughter explained that she had just finished teacher training. She asked … Continue reading

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By train to South Wales with arthritis (Rousse)

I chatted to the train guard, telling him how much I loved the east coast rail service and that I travelled on it on a near-weekly basis. He confirmed that it was the best route in Britain. I was on … Continue reading

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Best tutor regrets election result (Rousse)

Lucky me! The second year students had voted me ‘best tutor’ so now I was obliged to see them every Tuesday. Someone had even posted the voting papers to my office door (back on the D corridor) just in case … Continue reading

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Sleeping with Claire Skinner (Rousse)

Claire Skinner was fast becoming my best friend. Throughout the whole time I spent with her she behaved as if we had known one another for years. We lay side by side in a big double bed at night, chatting … Continue reading

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