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A present of chocolate bananas (Rousse)

While I checked out the porcelain dishes, vases, jugs and bowls (some of which almost looked like glug jugs), DB bought me a bag of white and dark chocolate bananas. Advertisements

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A new career in catering (Rousse)

After a long career in finance, TF was retraining as a waiter. He practised his new skills in the pupils’ dining room at George Watson’s College, Edinburgh. His daughter K helped, serving water at the table from a chipped yellow … Continue reading

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A glug jug bargain (Rousse)

I saw the green and mustard yellow glug jug and made a grab for it. “How much is this?” I asked. “£18.” “It’s a bit chipped. Please could I give you £5?” “OK.” The woman next to me cast an … Continue reading

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A mismanaged meeting and three glug jugs (Rousse)

I raced as fast as I could to the meeting. AC and JB were in hot pursuit, not far behind me. As I suspected, the A6 to Penrith was closed so we had to take a quick diversion to reach … Continue reading

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An unwise trip to the Scottish Antique and Arts Centre (Rousse)

My father and my sister J had started their car journey from Stockton, so they were delighted when I suggested we break our journey at the Scottish Antique and Arts Centre. As we pulled into a parking space on the … Continue reading

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Sunshine in the Highlands, a glug jug and a job offer in New York (Rousse)

I hoped for good weather to show off the highlands to my sister-in-law SB. She had never travelled so far up the country before and I wanted her first impressions of the north of Scotland to be memorable for the … Continue reading

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Lecturer in a tutu (Rousse)

I was busy in the kitchen admiring my glug jug collection when KT called the meeting. I reckoned that I should wear more than a pair of lacy black knickers in the company of my colleagues so I rushed through … Continue reading

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