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A false alibi (Rousse)

I reluctantly agreed to provide an alibi for KW and told the police that he was at the Tuesday lunchtime meeting. As evidence, I showed them the entry in my calendar. Of course, in reality, at that time KW was … Continue reading

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A false friend betrayal (Rousse)

Led by LL, a bunch of my former students ganged up on me. First they stole my silvery white suitcase. Then they forced me to wear a slogan T shirt that mocked my jawline. I felt ugly and useless. My … Continue reading

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Busty buck-toothed singer charms folk festival audience (Rousse)

KT left her seat and took to the stage. Then the rest of the choir pushed out through the door to the right of me, poured down the main aisle and climbed the steps to line up behind the star … Continue reading

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Learning to walk with a false leg (Rousse)

TPR was learning how to walk on his new false leg.

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Unsatisfactory hotel accommodation and Bobby the dog ‘saved’ (Rousse)

TPR and I travelled to the Isle of Lewis for SG’s sister’s birthday party. When we arrived RG was busy installing pebble-proof windows. This was because unhappy tourists had recently taken to showing their displeasure by shattering the most accessible … Continue reading

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Victim takes refuge in medieval tower as gunman runs amok on university campus (Rousse)

XY deliberately failed to acknowledge me at the start of his presentation. It was obvious that the had audience members noticed this. To lighten the mood, I said jokingly “What about me?” My colleagues found this hilarious. Unfortunately the speaker … Continue reading

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An encounter with a one-legged walker (Rousse)

I slowed my run to match the pace of the man in white wellingtons walking towards the big house. There was something about his gait that gave away that his left leg was false. He told me that his disability … Continue reading

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A log cabin date on the Isle of Skye (Rousse)

I left my MacBook Air under my desk at the British Library and chased across the reading room to intercept the young man in a navy blue suit who was carrying a briefcase. “Nick!” I shouted. He spun round and … Continue reading

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A patchwork quilt, property in Perthshire, and a stay at the Palace (Rousse)

My parents were selling up and disposing of their possessions, as was the University of Birmingham. If I wanted to save anything, now was the time to act. I wanted nothing from the White House, but was keen to retrieve … Continue reading

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Makeup tips for women over 40 (Rousse)

Belle and I happened to be staying at the same conference hotel. I was so excited to see her, keen to take advantage of a rare opportunity to snatch five minutes together alone. I congratulated Belle on her recent Dreamaticus … Continue reading

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