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An unexpected trip to Sleaford and two enemy stallholders (Rousse)

My mother convinced me that she knew the way back from town to her house – and I stupidly believed her. Three hours later we ended up in Sleaford, Lincolnshire. Meanwhile TPR was selling newspapers to train commuters. In the … Continue reading

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Revolting book group grub (Rousse)

The meal was a complete disaster. I should never have volunteered to bring food that I had cooked at my own house to JS’s flat to serve to my book group companions. Somehow in transit the pork chop suey had … Continue reading

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Black market fruit and vegetables and a broken iPhone (Rousse)

We stockpiled the fruit and vegetables just inside the main entrance to the university, not far from the reception desk where LM was on duty. Most of the students missed our little stall as they passed by on the way … Continue reading

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Fruit, vegetables and weight gain (Rousse)

I was sent to the US to teach good eating habits to young adults. One of my clients was completely clueless. When I finally go through to him that fruit and vegetables were healthy, he failed to understand that the … Continue reading

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A ‘single mingle’ dinner party (Belle)

About a dozen eager singles took their places around the dark wood dining table.  The candles were lit and the bowls of fruit shone in the flickering light.  It really was a wonderful setting. Making polite conversation I asked the … Continue reading

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Fireworks set off at once by grumpy party host (Rousse)

TPR never wanted to host this party and it showed. He put very little effort into the preparations, even though the numbers invited created a lot of extra work. We even promised fireworks. We felt obliged to open up the … Continue reading

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Edinburgh’s top Italian café offers a new line in raw vegetable dishes, and entertains guests in an interactive anteroom (Rousse)

JM was back from his holiday and enjoying all the attention from the charming waiting staff at Edinburgh’s best Italian café. I watched from across the table as he tucked into two enormous bowls of raw fruit and vegetables. It … Continue reading

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