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Chil replacement band member (Rousse)

About to play their first gig after the coronavirus pandemic lockdowns, Edinburgh covers band Chil had a complete sell-out on their hands. Hundreds queued to be let into the open air venue in the Edinburgh New Town. Many were much … Continue reading

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England v Sweden: where to watch the match (Rousse)

Belle and I debated where we should spend our evening together. The final choice depended on who won the football. We really wanted to be with the fans of the victors, whether or not England beat Sweden.

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The hottest tickets in town (Rousse)

My former classmate, and erstwhile rock god, HJ battled his way past his excited fans to shake TPR’s hand and give me a massive hug. At 6’3″ he’d grown somewhat since I last saw him on the campus of the … Continue reading

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Madonna advises against A list celebrity friendships (Rousse)

The Indian manager of the charity shop had fallen in love with me. He begged for a date, offering to pay for both the coffee and my time with him in the cafe at the rate of £5 an hour. … Continue reading

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The Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre movie release (Rousse)

I could barely contain my excitement when I arrived at the cinema for the première of the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre’s movie. The place was teeming with fans, all rushing to find their seats. The only problem was that … Continue reading

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Cure concert attire crisis (Rousse)

What should one wear to a Cure concert? A Cure tour T shirt, of course. I hunted high and low for one, both at the house (didn’t we once have one in blue?) and in a specialist bar for music … Continue reading

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Smiths fans reveal enthusiasm for music, whisky and roll-ups (Rousse)

By the end of the week-long workshop I had finally made a couple of friends. These two lads shared my enthusiasm for the Smiths, and were impressed that I always had on my body the coolest of accessories: a 100ml … Continue reading

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Andy Gray takes to the stage in Kev F Sutherland’s latest show (Rousse)

My run as the new female lead in Kev F Sutherland’s latest comedy and magic show had been going so well. I’d pulled in huge crowds at the football stadium. Some loyal fans returned night after night, mainly for the … Continue reading

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Martin Clunes brings traffic to a halt (Rousse)

Martin Clunes was in town, and the cause of all the traffic disruption. The streets were crowded with hoards of fans hoping to catch a glimpse of their hero. I must admit that I was surprised at the level of … Continue reading

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Hibs Hearts derby ticket hunt (Rousse)

For authentic Saturday afternoon entertainment I decided to take my weekend guests to a football match. The Hiberian ground wasn’t too far away, so I slipped out of the house first thing on Saturday morning to go and buy some … Continue reading

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