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Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre recruits new performer (Rousse)

It was only on my way to the gig in Paris that I realised the folly of my offer to Kevin F Sutherland to put on the season’s first performance of the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre. I didn’t know … Continue reading

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A disgraceful dip in the pool (Rousse)

It was a full hour before I was due to chair the presentation at Edinburgh University. I persuaded a couple of others that we had time to call in at the dancing conference on the way. We entered a long … Continue reading

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Squeeze gig a hit at the Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh (Rousse)

TPR carried me on his back over the Hebridean beaches to our final destination of the Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh. Here everyone was having the time of their lives at a Squeeze reunion gig. Across the dance floor we spotted K. … Continue reading

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Hull is a hanky panky hotspot (Rousse)

TPR’s muscles were a source of fascination for the slim, dark teenager on the boat. I left them sitting together on the bench on the deck as we came into dock in Newcastle. When we arrived TPR looked a bit … Continue reading

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Bob Marley plays with talent show hopeful (Rousse)

Such was the success of TV talent show hopeful FG that he and his father J were invited to gig with Bob Marley.

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Rob Brydon and Sarah Millican top Rousse’s bill

Our timing was perfect. The family that had bought our little house in Birmingham was away for Christmas, so we could just move straight back in. At first the neighbours were suspicious, but one by one we won them over. … Continue reading

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A happy drive and unsuitable dress for a punk gig (Rousse)

I snuggled up to JM on the back seat as our chauffeur drove us to the venue. It was so wonderful to be in my friend’s company again. When we finally reached the gig we found TPR and my two … Continue reading

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