Tag Archives: fake

Introducing the London Dockland Golden Pyramid Cinema Complex and Ski Resort – and a skier in a Brian May wig (Rousse)

KPMG had poured millions into the construction of the London Dockland Golden Pyramid Cinema Complex and Ski Resort. The first time that I visited it I was convinced that I spotted my school friend KC with her husband and two … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Late for a placement visit in Kilkenny (Rousse)

My first placement visit in the Republic of Ireland was in Kilkenny so I took the opportunity to call in on the G family in Thomastown. There I found BG mid-morning sitting in bed in a pink nylon nightie reading … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The black-haired fake Beatle (Rousse)

My sisters-in-law had given my husband a make-over. His hair was now dyed jet black and flopped over his ears Beatle-style. He looked ridiculous, but nobody was allowed to say so out loud.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How to tell if a cameo brooch is fake (Rousse)

Granny H pressed the brown cameo brooch into my hand. ‘Here, have this’ she said. I was pleased to take it, but I knew that I would never wear it. Where there should have been two white engravings there was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Star Trek Voyager’s Neelix and Kes moonlight as fake holiday guests (Rousse)

‘What a coincidence!’ cried TPR in the dining room of our holiday resort. At first I thought that he had recognised an old work colleague, but when we approached the table I saw that his quarry was Neelix and Kes … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Simon Cowell puts in a (fake) appearance (Rousse)

I was one of the few people who was in the know. This whole talent competition was a complete charade. Sure enough Simon Cowell had a hand in it, but the ‘contestants’ had no idea that he was only putting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bold in boots and bra under tight-fit trouser suit (Rousse)

I didn’t want to join the party too early so I took my time over my choice of outfit. My sister J walked into the room just as I was putting on a pale blue tight-fit cotton trouser suit with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment