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A Yorkshire woman in Canada (Rousse)

My cousin NT steered the tiny green car through the snowy Canadian landscape. I doubted that it would make it up the hill without snow chains, but NT was prepared to give it a go. In the end, however, we … Continue reading

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Chain mail fashion and the latest currency trend (Rousse)

I was meant to meet EF and KMcL at the Edinburgh Omni Centre for a swim, but I was too embarrassed to walk up Broughton Street in my gaping chain mail mini dressing gown. It was far too revealing: I … Continue reading

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Imprisoned by the Taliban (Rousse)

The pilot instructed the air stewards to set the alarm, and explain its function to the passengers. My response to the news that we were under attack was to send a farewell text to my parents – just in case. … Continue reading

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The best accommodation in Pitlochry (Rousse)

Pitlochry was a town of miracles. First I succeeded in parallel parking a chained row of six vehicles. Then I met two 200 year-old residents. This was all the evidence I needed to persuade TPR that we should move to … Continue reading

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Edinburgh International Festival Virgin Money Fireworks Concert lends magic to the city (Rousse)

Virgin Money scored an enormous coup with its advertising campaign for the Edinburgh International Festival Fireworks concert. Nobody could work out how it was done, but at about 08:00am on the morning of the concert itself the skies over Edinburgh … Continue reading

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Commercial opportunity for a copy shop chain (Rousse)

I ran across the road, narrowly avoiding oncoming traffic from the right, to reach the bus stop before the arrival of the number 11. Although it was a Sunday, the bus was packed. Most of the passengers were on the … 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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