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A Canadian in the UK (Rousse)

My extremely tall, dark, handsome Canadian cousin was living in the UK with his Italian girlfriend and her two children. One day I had a go at being as tall as my cousin. I discovered all the inconveniences that extra … Continue reading

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Shark danger in Lake Ontario (Rousse)

Within hours of landing in Canada I boarded a yacht at the behest of my cousin NT. Suddenly the wind picked up and threw us from the craft into Lake Ontario. Sharks fins circled. I considered whether I would prefer … Continue reading

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Secrets of Sir Ian Brindey’s affair hidden in porridge (Rousse)

My cousin B finally revealed the solemn secret that she had been harbouring for years. During the war my grandfather had been in a relationship with Sir Ian Brindley. ‘There’s further information in there’, she said, pointing to the museum. … Continue reading

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Olympic rowers reunited in the Outer Hebrides (Rousse)

I enjoyed a marvellous holiday in the Outer Hebrides with my tall, handsome, Canadian cousin. One evening we were served seafood in a restaurant by a tall waitress who was a former member of the US Olympic rowing squad. She … Continue reading

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Fort William loch lift (Rousse)

We were expected to follow cousin LA’s Audi down the M6 on a long tour of England. When she went off-piste into the Scottish mountains we struggled to keep up with her. I suggested that we ditch the car for … Continue reading

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A diamond thief’s regrets (Rousse)

I decided to return S’s huge diamond engagement ring on the day of her wedding to my cousin TB. When I handed it over to her at the reception at the St James Hotel (Edinburgh) she told me that she … Continue reading

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A near gobbling (Rousse)

We were on a road trip across the US with my cousins N and D. We stopped at a ranch where an old farmer showed us his stock. TPR took it upon himself to see if he could out-run the … Continue reading

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