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A cave holiday with a two-husband trip to Edinburgh Zoo (Rousse)

TPR booked an unheated cave for our summer holiday in the far north of Scotland. Although compact, its floor-space was still greater than our first house in Birmingham. Red curtains at the ‘door way’ mouth provided adequate privacy. When my … Continue reading

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A work weekend in Winchester (Rousse)

The work trip was a long weekend  in Winchester. Our accommodation was so meagre that I was forced to sleep in an indoor cave squashed between two of my reportees. One complained that I sniffed and blew my nose all … Continue reading

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The world’s most beautiful beach (Rousse)

Although I supplied the food for the end of term party, I had no intention of eating a mince pie with green butter. Next to the spread, CFS and I discussed escape plans for the holiday. Would we get away … Continue reading

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Kitting out the man cave (Rousse)

The basement man cave was almost ready. I was really looking forward to clearing the upstairs study’s shelves of all of GC’s aviation and DIY books so that I could make the emptied room mine (all mine). I already had … Continue reading

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News of Michael Jackson’s death takes time to register back in the 1970s (Rousse)

I met my new young man back in 1975. He squeezed into the seat next to me on one of the first 125 trains released into the fleet. We agreed to meet the next day beside the cave. He didn’t … Continue reading

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A jewel theft, a music venue and a dog fight (Belle)

It was pointless denying it. My sister had itchy fingers and was now in possession of the world-famous ‘Banging-blue Sapphire’ which was fully two inches across. She had slipped it into her handbag while shopping for ‘vertical knickers’. Meanwhile, the … Continue reading

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Rousse attends her first ever “pre-wake”, complete with watermelon feast

With KB I was attending my first ever “pre-wake”. This comprised a formal presentation by my friend (the future corpse) followed by a reception for all her friends, family and former colleagues. While I listened to the friend speak, I … Continue reading

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