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The extraordinary habits of men (Rousse)

As a guest of the convent I was let into an astonishing secret: at least half the sisters were really brothers! Grey-bearded men applied in great numbers to undergo the transformation. Each entered a blue and white striped tent as … Continue reading

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Entire Georgian terrace destroyed by fire (Rousse)

When we returned from our early morning run we noticed smoke leaking through the main door of number 15. We took no action. Two hours later the fire had spread along the street and firefighters were banging on every door. … Continue reading

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Chaotic Pitlochry guest house – with Catan (Rousse)

R and JG relocated to Pitlochry then sold their business. They warned us about the new owners and predicted (accurately) that our reservation would get mixed up with that for Mr Lewis. Although we despaired at the chaos – including … Continue reading

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Bespoke wedding toilet roll (Rousse)

The bride-to-be introduced me to the latest hot trend in wedding stationery: personalised toilet tissue. On each perforated section was the name of a wedding guest. She asked me to go through the whole roll to identify whether any of … Continue reading

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Con trick confession at house-warming celebration (Rousse)

TPR was clearly not pleased with the guest list for our very last minute house warming party. I argued that I very few people were available, hence the rather strange assembly of friends. This ranged from a bloke that I … Continue reading

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A secret tryst at the White House (Rousse)

It was mid-January and high time that our Christmas visitors headed off home. While non-stop partying had its appeal, these so-called friends were eating us out of house and home, and TPR had strong suspicions that they were sponging off … Continue reading

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Paris holiday con (Rousse)

We thought that we were staying in a luxury hotel in Paris, but it was a complete con. The fa├žade of the building was genuinely in the French capital, but as soon as we exited the glass lifts on the … Continue reading

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