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Chip-eating COVID deniers offer hugs in Portobello (Rousse)

We spotted the Bs when we were out running on Portobello promenade. My former colleague had grown his hair so long that it rivalled that of his wife for length. One of their two sons was with them. Like us, … Continue reading

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Belle’s non-cheap chips

My chip shop had quite a reputation. Many A-lister celebs would queue outside in their finest outfits to purchase “Chips My Way”. The experience included rude staff, no menu choices and high prices.  All my chips were fried in animal fat … Continue reading

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Greedy Labrador scoffs B&B guest’s burger and chips (Rousse)

Mr and Mrs K ran a bed and breakfast in the Lake District. I visited with the intention of staying there to finish my first novel. I ordered burger and chips for my breakfast. The Ks’ yellow Labrador took a … Continue reading

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A dearth of decent restaurants in Harrogate (Rousse)

My step-mother-in-law organised a reunion in Harrogate. For a tourist town it lacked a decent restaurant. We tried two establishments but left each of them before a morsel of food was served simply because the waiting staff failed to come … Continue reading

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Murder victim hidden in shallow grave between bedroom carpet and floorboards (Rousse)

I got up early and settled down to some work at my computer in the study. Soon afterwards TPR followed me into the room with my breakfast. This was not my usual 40g of museli, but a bowl of mixed … Continue reading

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Unhealthy pub grub and a Swedish opera singer (Rousse)

We took a break from cycling and stopped off at a pub for a lunch. Since the bar was unstaffed, TPR poured himself a pint of a lager, and a half for me. Then the waiter brought us a dish … Continue reading

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Sopranos and chips (Belle)

I went to visit Tony Soprano who was lying in State in a meeting room. Sil was there. There was an answerphone next to the coffin taking messages for Tony. The phone rang while I was there. I also tried … Continue reading

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