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A mortgage and husband-free Fringe performer (Rousse)

When I spotted academic J at the bus stop, I took the opportunity of checking the rumours that she had left her husband and moved into a flat of her own. She confirmed this, adding that she was almost free … Continue reading

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Hangover from heck (Belle)

Coming home from an all-nighter, some American tourists at a bus stop asked “Rough night?”, to which I answered “Heck, yes. I’m going home for double Aspirin, double Paracetamol, and double vodka”. They thought I was hilarious.

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The lost and a linguist in Toronto (Rousse)

TPR and my cousin N both left the shopping mall before I had a chance to put my change into my purse and gather my bags. When I eventually followed them out into the Toronto streets I could no longer … Continue reading

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An orphan’s treat cut short (Rousse)

I volunteered to help with the orphans by taking charge of a very snotty two year old. A male colleague and I chaperoned the toddler around town following instructions issued by a lady dressed in a brown tartan outfit. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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A suitor, a mugger and a midget (Rousse)

A chatty hippy woman accompanied me up the hill to the Business School building. The golden lozenges that hung from her coat like medals distracted me so much that I didn’t hear a word that she said. As soon as … Continue reading

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Rousse in the rain

I was the guest of Belle during the week of the annual Online conference in London. It was always a busy few days, but we were looking forward to the Wednesday night out in town. We started off at a … Continue reading

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