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Left hand skin lump diagnosis (Rousse)

I was chatting to JS when I noticed a small lump on the knuckle of the index finger of my left hand. I bit into it, then peeled back the skin all the way to my wrist. On display were … Continue reading

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Brighton Pavilion and the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood: a comparison (Rousse)

Brighton was shrouded in mist. I could just make out the Pavilion. From this distance it reminded me of the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood in St Petersburg.

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Baby survives a squashing outside Nando’s (Rousse)

I watched in horror as the huge lorry rolled backwards on the pavement outside Nando’s on Lothian Road, Edinburgh. That poor baby, who a couple of minutes ago was playing on the ground just out of the line of sight … Continue reading

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Belle and Helen Titchener’s dress (Rousse)

Belle wore a long green gown, cut deep at the back, just like newly-wed Helen Titchener’s. I had a good view of it from behind as I followed her into the countryside. Meanwhile I was worried about my health. I’d … Continue reading

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A frightening encounter with an vicious labradoodle and a zombie businessman (Rousse)

They were both out to get me: the white labradoodle that leapt to bite my hand, and the zombie in the blood-stained business suit.

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Unwise words and a Christmas tragedy on the Thames (Rousse)

“How awful that your daughter-in-law’s father is a crook, and that her mother is a burnt-to-a-crisp, over-tanned, airhead shopaholic!” said N. More awful was that she uttered these words while (unknowingly) sitting right next to the daughter-in-law in question. This … Continue reading

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The smoker of Stockton-on-Tees (Rousse)

By complete coincidence all the people at our end of the table were from Stockton-on-Tees. There was even a spot for my brother-in-law MF, despite his lack of PhD. Of course, ST had sneaked in (as usual). It amused me … Continue reading

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