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A blonde mistress upgrade for an errant husband (Rousse)

Not only was I able (or stupid enough) to forgive TPR’s latest misdemeanour, but here I was comforting his latest conquest. Without any care for the feelings of the betrayed wife, the dumpy, blonde, middle-aged lecturer sobbed in my arms, … Continue reading

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Tamsin Greig caught up in sewage crisis (Rousse)

No wonder our tiny bathroom was awash with debris from the domestic sewage system. There were simply far too many people in the house, and the drains could no longer cope with the increased use of the facilities. Somehow TPR … Continue reading

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A messy office Christmas party followed by seaside coffee and cake in Aberdeen (Rousse)

A mixture of colleagues from all stages of my career came to the staff Christmas party. These included: my old boss JH; the wife and eldest daughter of my old office-mate SM; current colleagues DB and LD; a tall, skinny, … Continue reading

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Cleaner sacked over hacking allegations (Rousse)

All I asked her to do was to print an invoice that I had already prepared. When I discovered that the cleaner had spent most of the afternoon working her way through the contents of my computer, I had no … Continue reading

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Chocolate compensates for a disastrous first date (Belle)

This was a disastrous first date and I had resorted to hiding in the toilet to plan my escape. Things got even worse when my date’s ‘cleaner/girlfriend’ let herself into the flat. A drop-dead gorgeous multi-tasker, she managed to do … Continue reading

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Con-woman cleaner confuses clients with ridiculous rates of pay (Rousse)

The plump red-headed woman offered her services to us as a cleaner. What made her work superior (so she claimed) was her approach to doing the laundry, and the sliding scale for each type of service. I didn’t buy into … Continue reading

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At school with Prince Harry (Belle)

It was my first day at a new school. I was unexpectedly star-struck when I discovered that Prince Harry was a pupil. I wished I had brought my dog with me, knowing that even royalty would find him irresistible. But … Continue reading

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Wedding day blues: you just can’t get the staff (Rousse)

My wedding day was fast approaching. All that I needed to do now was transfer my hair straighteners and make-up to the hotel bedroom and then I’d be all set for the ceremony. The hotel bedroom was palatial. It was … Continue reading

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Rousse the stowaway to star in Channel 4 reality show

£12 was an absolute bargain for two freshly landed salmon, especially when the fishmonger offered to gut them free of charge. On the way home we picked up the frozen peas that I had left in the pub car park … Continue reading

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Rousse attacked by robot rag doll cleaner

I pushed open the kitchen door and almost stepped directly onto two teenage girls. They were sitting on the floor next to the cooker, sorting through dusters and tea towels. “New cleaners” I surmised. My cheery “Hello!” met with no … Continue reading

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