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Under attack from Gentleman Jack (Rousse)

Gentleman Jack (Anne Lister) dragged me into the under-stairs cupboard. It took some effort to persuade her that I would not be added to her list of conquests.

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A French post office heist (Belle)

I recognised most of the gang members in a vague way. I definitely recognised François Cluzet and I decided another chap had been in Amélie. I watched as they planned the post office heist, but also as the police and … Continue reading

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Tackling mould with Gordon Ramsey (Belle)

Every cupboard I opened had a spectacular, kaleidoscopic mould growth. My colleagues were filthy pigs. I spent hours in rubber gloves scrubbing away. In one cupboard I found a strange metal and glass object.  At first, I thought it was … Continue reading

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A bit of give and take in the kitchen (Rousse)

As one friend added to our kitchen, another took away. DM gave us a set of pale blue ramekin dishes (though not Le Creuset). Meanwhile RK accidentally pulled some of the facing off the crockery cupboard.

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Ashes in the cupboard (Rousse)

QL died with no next of kin. It was for this reason that his ashes ended up in my cupboard. It was always a shocking reminder to see the green box whenever I opened the cupboard door.

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An heiress makes plans (Rousse)

I was trapped inside the house that I had inherited from my maternal grandmother. I could happily entertain myself by revisiting all the rooms that I remembered from my childhood, and perusing the contents of the cupboards. All the crystal … Continue reading

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From turtles to a wish to weigh under ten stone (Rousse)

I left my school friend KC in charge of the mixed selection of beautiful green-striped turtles that were climbing up our side of the bath. This allowed me to drive south to collect my mother from my cousins’ house in … Continue reading

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