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Woodcut forest scenes make interesting interior décor (Rousse)

The beautiful woodcut scenes of deer in the forest, carved on to the back of the cloakroom door and sprayed gold, had been carved by my little sister. I wondered whether she would be willing to create something similar for … Continue reading

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Quad on the Tyne – with David Tennant (Rousse)

My mother took up observing the wildlife of East Lothian in the dead of night using infra-red technology. She invited us to join her one evening. David Tennant turned up to wave us off – my mother on a quadbike, … Continue reading

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Photo opportunities on a far flung Hebridean island (Rousse)

We were supposed to be heading to the beach, but there was so much to organise with all the children and the dogs. Eventually we set off, but TPR and I became separated from everyone else and ended up on … Continue reading

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Transformation on Tayside train (Rousse)

The train crossed the River Tay, took a sharp right in the direction of Dundee, then suddenly veered off the track to avoid a herd of deer. Somehow it managed to jump back onto the track again almost immediately afterwards. … Continue reading

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White rabbit moves in with deer (Rousse)

I lay in the bath pondering the state of my surroundings. TPR had done his best to make minor repairs to the bathroom but they could hardly be called professional: the toilet roll holder was crammed into a corner where … Continue reading

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Tigers disrupt domestic routine (Rousse)

Twice in two days I popped out of the house, across the road, through the field, and down to the wood to fetch a couple of empty suitcases. The first time I scattered a crowd of rabbits ahead of me, … Continue reading

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Antique shopping revelation (Belle)

While antique shopping in Blackheath, I found myself drawn to a wooden display cabinet. Inside I saw an incomplete collection of ‘London Borough medals’. I had no idea such things existed, or that Lewisham’s emblem was a ‘deer’s leap’.

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