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Burglars target tech indoors, and hunt buried treasure in the garden (Rousse)

From the far side of my bedroom, I saw a black form bound across the patio to the flower bed in front of the window. A black Labrador was set to dig up my plants! On closer inspection, however, I … Continue reading

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Foxy pet (Rousse)

TPR and I brought a live souvenir home from our holiday: a pet fox. It was so tame that it would roll on to its back to invite us to tickle his tummy, just like a wee ginger dog.

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Dirty animal invasion (Rousse)

Two surprises greeted me when I came home. First, my mother had cooked a delicious dinner and already washed up; second, the C-Is had come to stay. There was a problem, however, with the latter. RC-I brought with him a … Continue reading

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Louis Theroux’s lover (Rousse)

I helped clear the ornaments from the table. Now that the last green china dog was hidden, nobody would ever suspect that Louis Theroux was having an affair. I was not the object of Louis’ affections, sadly. Although he listened … Continue reading

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A love affair with a pooch dyed pink (Rousse)

When we reached the dark and snowy outskirts of Edinburgh, the coach driver decided to turn back. Looking out of the window at lorries and cars strewn upside down at the side of the road, I understood his reasons. This … Continue reading

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Disintegrating dog dread (Rousse)

I watched in horror as the tiny little dog that I was petting started to disintegrate. Within seconds it was nothing but a pile of canine body-parts floating in a dirty pool of blood. Its owner cried hysterically, but there … Continue reading

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Dangerous dog competition (Rousse)

We would surely lose the competition if the black Labrador – friendly up until this point – continued to refuse to be carried on my back. When it bared its teeth at me yet again, I suggested that perhaps we … Continue reading

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One wedding, six funerals and a new paint colour (Belle)

I invented a new paint colour – “Italian Holiday Green” and it was a roaring success. Then I got married to a celebrity. The wedding was ‘promenade style’. My new  husband and I walked through a succession of Arts and … Continue reading

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The ginger squatters of Benfica (Belle)

I walked out of Goldsmiths College to take a walk. I bumped into a group of local red-haired squatters. They were riding red horses that were being led by red dogs. I stopped to chat with the group. They told … Continue reading

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Umbrellas for pit bulls, HRT for boyfriends (Belle)

I was in New York in a downpour. A man on stilts wearing a bright red commissionaire’s uniform was holding an umbrella over a gentleman’s pit bull as they crossed the road. As they got closer to me, I saw … Continue reading

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