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Door-to-door salesman firearms shocker (Rousse)

It was Sunday morning at 10:00am and we were still fast asleep when the doorbell rang. TPR grabbed his dressing gown and made a dash down the hallway to see who was calling. I followed him. Our caller was a … Continue reading

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Intruders with a Chinese theme (Rousse)

When I first opened my eyes I was very surprised to see my colleague AC standing over me at the side of the bed. “I’ve brought your breakfast”, he announced, waving three thin white carrier bags overflowing with Chinese food … Continue reading

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Rousse hunts for food after a cold night in the research council committee car

The venue for the research council meeting was a tiny battered car on Annandale Street. I was squashed in behind the front passenger’s seat listening to academics pontificating about anything but research. For example, one shared his obsession for staging … Continue reading

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England manager hosts the party of the year (Rousse)

IS and I had been invited to the party of the year – a school reunion hosted by an England football manager at his mansion. We arrived early in order to secure the best accommodation for the night, and were … Continue reading

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An unplanned journey to the Hebrides (Rousse)

My father paid £19 each for all five of us to visit the castle and within minutes I had ruined everyone’s day. How was I to know that the bus was not a shuttle around the estate, but instead a … Continue reading

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A sequel to The Wire with bonus Barbra Streisand (Belle)

Bubbles from The Wire, newly released from prison, was attempting to go straight. It was tough going, with a gang pursuing him relentlessly in underground car parks. Then a roof-top sniper shot at him with a bow and arrow. He … Continue reading

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