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A tall, dark, handsome smoker (Rousse)

‘What do you think?’ asked SL, nodding over to the queue of people showing the security guard their passes. It was unclear whether she was referring to their ridiculous black goth-like outfits, or the idiotic antics of the guard who … Continue reading

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Jaded academic seeks oblivion with the help of yellow jellied cocaine (Rousse)

It took us a while to find the meeting on the top floor of a deserted University building. The venue was a formal board room, and it was packed. All the great and good were there, including KW who greeted … Continue reading

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Jewish highland flatbed lorry tradition (Rousse)

TPR had dumped me, but I had somehow managed to replace him with a young, dark-haired man in his early twenties. My new boyfriend and I travelled on two ferries with my parents for a long weekend away together. The … Continue reading

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A broken engagement (Rousse)

TPR was in no mood to change his mind. He would not marry me, even though he previously said that he would. A particular complication was that we held joint ownership of two properties – a small house and a … Continue reading

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Getting naked with friends (Rousse)

We all thought that GG, JG and their daughters and small son were away so I got a bit of a shock when I walked into their bathroom naked and came face-to-face with GG stepping out of the shower. I … Continue reading

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Dilemma during final of University Challenge in French (Rousse)

My boyfriend was called Phil. We’d been seeing one another on and off for a while now so it was good to make it official. He was a nice man, though a bit posh – and a lot younger than … Continue reading

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Smoking menthol cigarettes to lose weight (Rousse)

As was the tradition, my colleagues were in Glasgow staffing the National Museum of Scotland on 2nd January so that the museum staff could take an extra day off. Already there was trouble at the entrance. One of my colleagues … Continue reading

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