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Lost in a forest, all alone (Rousse)

It was alright for the sheep that wanted to reach the pasture from the shoreline. They simply ran across the single track road, then leapt up the cliff-face, skilfully securing their feet in rocky nooks and crannies on their ascent. … Continue reading

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Methadone-infused sugar cones to cure addiction (Rousse)

The mother was at her wit’s end caring for a floppy middle-aged child whose only interest in life was her next fix. There was nothing that could be done except to sit and watch as the addict threw methadone-infused sugar … Continue reading

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Project crisis ‘cured’ with spray-on white hair and wedding invitations (Rousse)

Our work was barely progressing from one meeting to the next so we decided that the only course of action open to us now was to bring the project to an end and cut our losses. One of the team … Continue reading

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Cure concert attire crisis (Rousse)

What should one wear to a Cure concert? A Cure tour T shirt, of course. I hunted high and low for one, both at the house (didn’t we once have one in blue?) and in a specialist bar for music … Continue reading

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Chat cures all in medical practice staffed by volunteer “doctor” (Rousse)

There was a staff shortage at the doctor’s surgery so TPR stepped in to help (even though he had no medical qualifications whatsoever). When I asked how he was getting on he assured me that all was fine. Apparently most … Continue reading

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Adventures in Aberystwyth (Rousse)

Aberystwyth was buzzing with activity: ET-S was organising some event to collect data for her doctoral research; I was invited to deliver a keynote speech at the university; the theatre was running a “white festival” where everyone dressed in white; … Continue reading

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Green and Black chocolate cures everything (Rousse)

My sister J screamed for TPR. He rushed to her rescue. She’d trapped her middle finger in a door and now it was starting to swell. However, for the amount of fuss she was making you’d have thought that her … Continue reading

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Novel bruise treatment offered by physiotherapist (Rousse)

GMcM, who I hadn’t seen for over a decade, kindly asked me to his birthday party. Even better, he also invited a bunch of my girlfriends, all from different stages of my life. They included ECM from primary school, my … Continue reading

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