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Fast yoga teacher performs the plank naked (Rousse)

LM had warned me that her teacher practised ‘fast yoga’. Regardless, I signed up for the open-air class. There were two other newbies, both of whom looked extremely unfit. I’d be fine with some pilates training already under my belt. … Continue reading

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A motorbike and tummy sparkles (Rousse)

My last two trips across the city on my motorbike from Merchiston had been fraught with danger. On the first I rode with my eyes closed (I was tired) and could have easily taken out any other road user or … Continue reading

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Belle does NOT like U2

With traffic at a standstill across all six lanes of the motorway, people had stepped out of their vehicles and an informal festival had started. However, I desperately needed to make it to the airport and set off jogging around … Continue reading

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Short shorts on a fat body (Rousse)

I’d grown so fat that I could only pull my turquoise shorts up as far as my thighs. It was extremely uncomfortable (as well as unsightly) to wander about dressed in this fashion. I needed to go clothes shopping – … Continue reading

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Actor Bill Paterson is Mr Diamond selling tea at the Gorilla Arboretum (Rousse)

RR almost smashed into two cars in the car park of the Gorilla Arboretum. He simply did not see the brown Ford Escort Mk 4 as he reversed into what he thought was a free parking space. On his second … Continue reading

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Treasure in the littered streets of Edinburgh (Rousse)

TPR and I moved into a new flat in a less-than-salubrious part of Edinburgh. Here the street was awash with litter, and weeds grew in the cracks in the pavement and along the centre of the main road. We were … Continue reading

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US citizenship test queries in Colorado (Rousse)

The train set off in the wrong direction – or rather we had joined the west-bound train to Hawaii via Texas, rather the service heading east. We managed to alight at the first stop in rural Colorado, where it was … Continue reading

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Dead man’s clothes (Rousse)

I selected a broad multi-coloured graph paper print soft cotton shirt for my father’s birthday present. Then I remembered that he was dead, so any purchase would be completely pointless.

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Transgender bottom drawer resources (Rousse)

As I was getting undressed for bed (with TPR and AL), I caught two new graduates rummaging through the bottom drawer of my wardrobe. The young man told me that they were looking for resources for their voluntary work with … Continue reading

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Toby the splint boy (Belle)

I was changing clothes on the Wedding Express train when I read the headline: “Toby the splint-boy dead” Although I couldn’t remember who Toby the splint-boy was, I realised the whole nation would mourn.

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