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Tour guide drugs deal at the World Trade Center (Rousse)

TPR and I wanted to take the guided tour of the World Trade Center, but there were no places available while all the staff were occupied looking after a huge party of school children. At lunchtime all went quiet – … Continue reading

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Teenage Geordie steals a snog and credit cards (Rousse)

I arranged to meet my niece at the top of her University of Newcastle hall of residence. To reach her, however, I had to climb up a huge tower of open IKEA kitchen drawers crammed full of utensils. The only … Continue reading

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The definitive guide to Windows 8 (Rousse)

TPR’s backlist of technical papers and books, combined with his retired status, made him an easy target for publishers. He was even pestered by a man we met on holiday, both in person at the resort and by phone when … Continue reading

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Katie Price returns to work as earnings drop (Rousse)

Katie Price (AKA Jordan) was offering her services as a beautician at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. “Why would anyone with your wealth be waxing other people’s legs?” I asked her. “I only earn £300,000 a year”, she replied as she called … Continue reading

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Norwegian munitions cache explodes in central London (Rousse)

ETS soon brought me up to speed on what I had missed at the conference so far. I was delighted when she reported how much she was enjoying the event. After the evening session we joined a bus tour of … Continue reading

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The mystery of canoe man John Darwin’s lottery win (Rousse)

“And this, ladies and gentlemen”, announced the tour guide, “is the mug that Anne Darwin was holding in her hand the moment she heard that her husband had won £5 million on the lottery”. Surely he was mistaken? “Didn’t Anne … Continue reading

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