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Why bother with home-made Christmas cards? (Rousse)

EH sat at the far end of the sofa, watching me as I cut out shapes from unused Christmas cards to make some cards of my own. ‘What is the point of doing that?’ she asked. ‘I like to make … Continue reading

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Novelist’s life work loss blamed on clumsy husband (Rousse)

I’d been complaining of TPR’s clumsiness for some time. Now he had managed to let a desktop PC, all the back-up disks for my novel-in-progress, and an old fashioned brick mobile telephone, fall from a third floor window and through … 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 failed kidnap and household safety advice from a Newcastle United fan (Rousse)

We two brothers (plus dog) climbed into the car. Each of us believed that it was the other who had arranged to be picked up by this strange man and his daughter. Before long, however, we established though some frantic … Continue reading

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