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Brown Dubarry boot burglary (Rousse)

All my fears were realised when it became obvious that a sneaky thief had stolen my brown Dubarry boots in a locker room switch. I blamed L, who had left the boots under a bench overnight. It was all too … Continue reading

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How to go sledging – without a sledge (Rousse)

I should have been revising for my finals, but instead accepted SC and TM’s invitation to go sledging. I knew that I was risking my degree and that it was likely that I would come bottom of the class. However, … Continue reading

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Confusion over raw steak and murder victim body parts (Rousse)

I asked my sister-in-law J where I should store the raw steak. I didn’t want to put it anywhere near the butchered corpse in case it was mistaken for part of J’s murder victim. J suggested that I put it … Continue reading

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Pain-free injury (Rousse)

GSX followed us up the staircase in baby blue ankle boots. ‘What about your injury?’ I asked. ‘It’s fine’, she replied, ‘It doesn’t hurt at all’.

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A suspicious highland ‘death’ (Rousse)

Only the trout nosing out to snap at flies broke the flat surface of the water. From my vantage point on the balcony of our highland hideaway the entire scene was of near calm, with the lush green mountains mirrored … Continue reading

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To Australia by sea with an unlimited baggage allowance (Rousse)

It was so frustrating to find that both my meetings with the Scottish Government and Skills Development Scotland were cancelled. What made it worse was only discovering this news on arrival at the offices: first at Saughton House, and then … Continue reading

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To St Andrews by tandem to sample the sherry (Rousse)

I had to get to one-day conference in St Andrews where, I was warned, the presentations would be a waste of time, but I could enjoy many different varieties of sherry. TPR and I travelled part of the way there … Continue reading

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