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Daily Mail sub-editor is secret small screen writer (Rousse)

I discovered that Daily Mail sub-editor RH was the secret writer of scores of award-winning television dramas. This was on the same day that I overheard him say that he hardly ever watched television. It was my brother-in-law JS who … Continue reading

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A Daily Mail reader out of place (Rousse)

I felt rather out of place in the huge panelled drawing room stuffed with men in tweed jackets reading broadsheet newspapers, especially when carrying a copy of the Daily Mail. When I sat down in the dining room it was … Continue reading

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Daily Mail Eurovision Song Contest hoax (Rousse)

It had all been such a rush that none of us – not even E – had remembered to print off boarding passes for the flight from Birmingham. So here were all three of us forking out an extra £20 … Continue reading

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A drag act and multiple germs (Belle)

Backstage at a run-down Vauxhall pub I watched the next act being introduced. Surely ‘Dorothy I Wantmour’ was the worst drag name ever? Meanwhile, and in a story that made the front page of the Daily Mail, scientists had discovered … Continue reading

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David Cameron’s seven-pack centrefold – plus numerous other adventures, including one at Buckingham Palace (Rousse)

At first I was thrilled to be resident at Buckingham Palace. However, I hadn’t understood that once welcomed in, there was little prospect of getting out. I begged the security staff to show me the exit, explaining how much I … Continue reading

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Trop Belle pour moi

My affair with Don Draper was going from strength to strength and I decided to introduce him to the Turkish restaurant at the back of my house. We accessed it through tunnels and caves and eventually came out into a … Continue reading

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