Tag Archives: girlfriend

Adopting a dog – or two (Rousse)

The latest row between DTJ and KJ was also their last.  DTJ took the children, and KJ his younger girlfriend. Neither wanted the dogs. TPR would be furious, but the grey miniature poodle and tiny white bichon frise were coming … Continue reading

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Police take out University terrorist cell while Rousse cleans up (Rousse)

Due to my early morning routine of walking the city streets, I witnessed the 6:00am raid on the hall of residence by the canal. The rumour was that the police took out a terrorist cell that was operating out of … Continue reading

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Pyjama party for the blue-haired (Rousse)

While her husband K was out of town with the children, DTJ hosted a party for her girlfriends. I felt very out of place in my cotton dress amongst the blue-haired, pyjama-clad youngsters.

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Police raid results in broken milk jug, broken heart (Belle)

I ran down the stairs from the top bedroom to make C a cup of tea and spotted two dark figures looming outside the glass front door. When I opened the door two police officers, drenched from the rain, angrily … Continue reading

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Dirty girls work from home (Rousse)

When the order came through to work elsewhere, I signed up for a new life with my younger girlfriends and some of their contacts in a large house. This meant leaving my elderly mentor and her cliff-top home. I saved … Continue reading

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His mistress Henry (Rousse)

TPR’s new girlfriend was called Henry. ‘Typical’, I thought, ‘From this fact alone I know exactly her age and social class. I can also guess her undergraduate programme at the University of Edinburgh, and predict with some accuracy her Edinburgh … Continue reading

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Competing with a silly super-skinny curly blonde love rival (Rousse)

Fed up with the rest of my family, TPR announced that he was leaving me. Worst still, he already had another woman lined up to take my place: silly super-skinny curly blonde JR. I was now on track to be … Continue reading

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A Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Christmas surprise (Rousse)

TPR kept a shop not far from the Edinburgh city bypass. It sold traditional toys. One Christmas Eve I walked to the shop with KA. On the way I regaled her with tales of Queen Margaret College graduate MR, his … Continue reading

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A Canadian in the UK (Rousse)

My extremely tall, dark, handsome Canadian cousin was living in the UK with his Italian girlfriend and her two children. One day I had a go at being as tall as my cousin. I discovered all the inconveniences that extra … Continue reading

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A tall dark stranger (Rousse)

I was sleeping with AB, but we were not yet ‘out’ as boyfriend and girlfriend. In fact most people mistakenly assumed that AB’s classmate DMcA and I were partners. Then a tall, dark stranger walked into my life and all … Continue reading

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