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Ape World attractions (Rousse)

I took the coach to Ape World with a bunch of school friends. All were in the same form as me, but with the exception of KM, they were in a different class. Amongst my travelling companions were Dippy Dawn … Continue reading

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Two dead queens and a kitchen conga (Rousse)

T arrived at our door in a terrible state. His marriage was on the rocks. and he had no idea how to win back L. I accompanied T back to his house by foot. We passed some of the royal … Continue reading

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Secrets of a summer cycling trip (Rousse)

A week in a dormitory on the converted Queen Margaret University campus was a very modest holiday for us, but fit the remit. Best of all, XX was there. Although her ex-husband and two children were with her, XX was … Continue reading

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Heart palpitations at the dinner table (Rousse)

Pressed up against KJ, I could feel his erratic heart beat through my clothing. I whispered ‘Are you OK?’, and he nodded his head. At the other end of the dining table, another friend raised his eyebrows in question. I … Continue reading

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A dream audit for house contents insurance renewal (Rousse)

Since I couldn’t visit the property to check in person, I reckoned that the best way to audit my mother’s belongings for the house contents insurance renewal was to dream myself there. TPR agreed to ‘come’ with me, and we … Continue reading

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A cat and a cleaner (Rousse)

My former neighbour JS cradled a beautiful tabby cat in her arms. It was a leaving present from her friends. The cat, however, was not the focus of our conversation. Rather, JS wanted to show her displeasure at my nephew … Continue reading

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Brad Pitt in the bedroom (Rousse)

Brad Pitt was in our bedroom, stretched out on a single bed, chatting to TPR (his new best friend). I wondered if Brad could introduce me to Hugh Grant? It was so funny when SC came into the room and … Continue reading

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Party crashers (Rousse)

It was meant to be a small gathering of my immediate colleagues, but the invitation had  spread much further than intended. Now I found myself serving food and drinks to a wide range of staff. I was so overcome that … Continue reading

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Learning to crochet on Portobello beach (Rousse)

I learnt to crochet on Portobello beach, instructed by my online friend BC and her daughters.

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‘Friendly’ acid attack (Rousse)

Our supposed friend was no friend of mine. He preened and pranced, kissing his favourites, including TPR. When he reached me, he poured acid all over my knees ‘just for a laugh’.

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