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Teddy bears and a tall Swede (Rousse)

My latest strategy for clearing my mother’s house was to gather together any presents that I had given her in the past and reclaim them for myself. I picked up two handmade lawn cotton teddy bears. The larger one was … Continue reading

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A first wife’s fortune (Rousse)

GG’s daughters were enraged when they learnt that their tall, handsome, suited father was not leaving his fortune to their mother, but instead to his first wife – me. This decision made me wonder whether GG and I had ever … Continue reading

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Dangers of marrying too young (Rousse)

What a discovery! Super-sporty EH harboured an astonishing secret: she was the ex-wife of our long-retired colleague KC. They had married when she was very young. EH admitted to me that this had been a terrible match, hence their divorce.

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Mr Stephen Fry (Rousse)

Following yet another awkward encounter with Stephen Fry, I resolved to cool our ‘friendship’. I called him ‘Mr Fry’ from that point onwards. I expected him to use my formal title in the same manner when addressing me. The next … Continue reading

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Adrian Chiles still sensitive over divorce from Jane Garvey (Rousse)

When interviewing Adrian Chiles, I thought it only polite to admit that I used to know his ex-wife Jane Garvey. His face crumpled at the mention of her name. Who would have guessed that the jolly television presenter would still … Continue reading

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Marriage and goat’s milk mayhem (Rousse)

I was shocked when I learnt that JC had moved back in with her parents after her marriage to GC came to a sudden end. This was nothing, however, to my dismay and desperation when TPR calmly announced that his … Continue reading

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Alien pink babies emerge from the plumbing (Rousse)

I was returning the keys of the Lomax so that someone else could take it for a drive when a woman at the sink shrieked. ‘It’s Elaine’s head – as a baby!” she shouted ‘And several more of them coming … Continue reading

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Husband presents wife with a Porsche – and a divorce (Rousse)

TPR bought me a midnight blue Porsche, then instructed me to drive him from the south west of England to Lowestoft. He announced that this would be our final trip before he divorced me. It was an emotionally painful journey. … Continue reading

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Marrying Susan Calman’s ex-wife (Rousse)

When TPR cruelly divorced me, I was desperate to find a new partner. It soon became obvious that the gap in age between me and my first choice second husband (VJ’s son C) was too big to bridge, so I … Continue reading

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A kitchen break-up drama (Rousse)

I knew that it was unfair to drag our new lodger R into my personal crisis, but I was desperate. Was there anything that she could do to persuade TPR not to end our marriage? K was extremely cross with … Continue reading

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