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Amazing discoveries from the dead to diamonds in rainy Birmingham (Rousse)

I drove through the rain to Birmingham where I met KB. Homeless since last Christmas, he’d now managed to secure accommodation for himself and his two foster children: Catherine aged 6, and Harry aged 12. (His own daughters had both … Continue reading

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Sating a stationery obsession (Rousse)

In the summer we would walk over the hills to the beach on the other side. We could even take bikes, so long as we were prepared to carry them part of the way. For the time being while it … Continue reading

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Police raid Edinburgh basement cocaine factory (Rousse)

I had housed GP as an act of charity. In truth I didn’t know much about him other than he and I attended the same school for a short while in the 1970s. I learnt that my generosity was a … Continue reading

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A drunken trip to the tool factory (Rousse)

We’d always fancied a trip to the tool factory and here we were! There were rows and rows of saws, hammers, lathes and the like, all neatly lined up for us to inspect. K was on the same tour as … Continue reading

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Fried chicken and a saucy professor (Belle)

How many more times was I going to have to explain to my father that these were NOT the Lithuanian model factories he insisted they were?  They were simply fried chicken restaurants on Lewisham High Street.  They had however, had … Continue reading

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