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Kings Charles II and Cardinal Wolsey prime candidates for Obama replacement (Rousse)

American President Barack Obama was missing. He could have been assassinated or simply resigned: nobody knew. Whatever the reason, we were now with the crowds on Princes Street to watch the parade that featured Obama’s replacement, the former Deputy President … Continue reading

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Medical emergency at King’s Cross, Richard Curtis style (Rousse)

It was as if we were in the middle of a script of a Richard Curtis film, where all the female characters were in love with the same man. I belted one of the other girls with my handbag when … Continue reading

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David Tennant returns as Dr Who (Rousse)

The rumours were true. David Tennant was back as Dr Who – and I was his assistant! He grabbed my hand for the latest adventure: The ghost bus. Once aboard the bus in question, the title of the episode became … Continue reading

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Reflections of the Archers love triangle in real life (Rousse)

“Hey, have you heard the latest about Paul Morgan?” leered my colleague P. He was clearly intrigued by Matt Crawford’s mission to warn his love-rival off his long-term partner Lillian Bellamy. Professional as ever, I was not going to join … Continue reading

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Werewolves infiltrate British police force (Rousse)

It was hard to believe that my companion knew nothing of the court case. It had been all over the media for weeks. I pointed out the main characters from our vantage point in the public gallery and tried to … Continue reading

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Charles Dickens’ wife ponders the impracticalities of the Victorian sex scene (Rousse)

By now I had completely lost track of the characters in this Victorian melodrama. I was mixing up the real lives of the actors with those of the people that they portrayed. As Charles Dickens’ wife you’d think that I’d … Continue reading

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