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House dressing (Rousse)

From the outside, my sister’s flat looked pretty much the same. The only difference was the selection of handmade cat greeting cards for sale to passing tourists on the window ledge. Inside, however, a huge transformation had taken place. The … Continue reading

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Press release and party problems (Rousse)

No matter how hard I tried, I just couldn’t compose the first line of my press release. However, help would soon be at hand with the arrival of NP (in a beautiful filmy lemon dress) and ED (visiting from London). … Continue reading

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Selecting ski clothes (Rousse)

I was in the most expensive, and snootiest, dress shop in town, selecting ski gloves and a scarf. The staff hovered over me, giving the impression that they thought I might leave without paying. Afterwards I went to the gym … Continue reading

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Awaiting an assassin (Rousse)

It was only a matter of time before the assassin would reach me. I’d already seen her rubbing paraffin into the hands of an innocent victim at a bus shelter. For the time being, I had no option but to … Continue reading

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Victorian fashion and whistling Wuthering Heights (Rousse)

I was jealous of JMH’s diet success. Her new lean form looked amazing in skin tight jeans. I wasn’t too sure about her new look, however, when she changed into a long purple lawn cotton summer dress (Laura Ashley, circa … Continue reading

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A sequinned Queen (Rousse)

With notice of about 60 seconds, we arranged ourselves in row to greet the Queen. I was the first in line. She offered her white-gloved hand. I shook it gently while admiring the her elegant off-white sequinned dress. When I … Continue reading

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Three suspicious spots of blood on a bridal gown (Rousse)

The three neat spots of blood on the skirt of my bridal gown would be enough to convict me of murder. There was no option but to burn the (otherwise) beautiful dress – now.

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High fashion for alcoholics (Rousse)

It was rumoured that Belle downed 16 bottles of red wine a day. Perhaps that accounted for her weird dress sense? Today she was wearing a pastel summer dress over bright red tartan trousers.

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Naked office party animals dance til dawn (Rousse)

Belle and I were both wrecked after the work party – she from alcohol consumption, I from lack of sleep. It was the receptionist who discovered us still attempting to dance in the office the following morning. She was a … Continue reading

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Phase Eight party dress a winner (Rousse)

EH and I were reminiscing about her old wardrobe. We spoke fondly of her purple party dress from Phase eight. ‘It even won me AHRC funding’ gushed my admiring friend.

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