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Naked sunbathing on a beautiful spring day (Rousse)

At 5:00am on a beautiful spring day in April I leapt out of bed, ran naked into the garden, and bathed my body in the golden glow of the sun. (I covered my modesty with a fig leave – not … Continue reading

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An ousted father and an ice cream (Rousse)

We found the children dredging the canal in their back garden. Their mother was nowhere to be seen, apparently at work. When they fell silent we looked up and saw their father at the gate. ‘We are not allowed to … Continue reading

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Rumours of garden corpse in case of missing wife (Rousse)

Each day I offered my new daughter a cup of tea the moment that she came home from school. Every time she ignored me. Similarly her father (my new husband) also wanted little to do with me. Could this be … Continue reading

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Dead dog danger (Rousse)

Five mutilated dog corpses were scattered across my tiny back garden. At first I simply considered this an inconvenience – until TPR pointed out that it was an ominous sign of danger ahead.

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Downsize giveaway – with goat (Rousse)

TPR and I were furnishing our new flat. Meanwhile friends of friends (Sue and Mike) had downsized and were giving away all sorts of bits and pieces that they had previously placed in storage. We lacked suitable seating for the … Continue reading

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Celebrity top trumps: Ed Sheeran versus Paul Weller (Rousse)

My online friend TBM came to stay with S, the youngest of her three boys. Our flat had plenty of space, yet they both shared our bedroom. In fact, none of us really appreciated the vast size of our flat … Continue reading

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Partying with Monkhouse and a monkey (Belle)

Miss P invited me to her garden rave and we all had a marvellous time dancing into the lilac-scented night. I was surprised that events were slowing down by 1.00am. The DJs were contractually required to stop playing music and … Continue reading

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