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A meeting and a feast at the Institute of Information Scientists (Rousse)

Once super-organised, these days I regularly missed appointments. This was probably because I had stopping using an online calendar to record my forthcoming commitments. Instead, I had started writing them down on the pages of a paper diary. So now … Continue reading

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Stolen secret family treasure (Rousse)

I reached up for the book on the top shelf in my long-dead paternal grandmother’s kitchen. ‘I’m taking Granny’s diary for safe-keeping’, I told my mother. We both knew that I would hide it from my sisters and cousins, and … Continue reading

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Richard Osman and Alexander Armstrong are diamond geezers

Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman had a new variety-style game show. 100 audience members had each been given a sandwich bag full of fake gems of all sizes and colours. By the end of the show one lucky audience member … Continue reading

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Inside Rousse’s five year diary

KJR came to tell me that her mother was writing her life story and that I featured in it. “She’s reached the bit where three of us stayed in a cottage in the highlands during the school holidays”, she explained. … Continue reading

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Daring Danish rescue attempt ends with death (Rousse)

I’d only met C in real life once before. Since our brief encounter earlier in the year all our recent contact had been online, where C’s alias was A. He’d agreed to pass on some photography hints to TPR so … Continue reading

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Belle takes a walk and slaves for a toddler

I returned from a long walk and was told to go on another one over open fields. I suggested I could manage three miles, and IW said to me, ‘Well, that should take us three hours’. I thought ‘That calculation … Continue reading

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