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Chil replacement band member (Rousse)

About to play their first gig after the coronavirus pandemic lockdowns, Edinburgh covers band Chil had a complete sell-out on their hands. Hundreds queued to be let into the open air venue in the Edinburgh New Town. Many were much … Continue reading

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A freezer door, dirty washing, a herd of elephants, greyhounds, a dead dog, and £100k of ruined camera equipment (Rousse)

I was over at RR’s flat helping out with a few things, including an open freezer door. TPR came along for the ride with his guitar and a couple of amps. It was our last day before heading off on … Continue reading

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Northern lads, guitars, drums and witty lyrics (Rousse)

‘Northern lads, guitars, drums and witty lyrics – that’s my kind of music’, I declared when the woman told me that she was a Morrissey fan. She couldn’t care less. She didn’t even react when I noted that the Scottish … Continue reading

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Wailing bagpipes and sweet guitars (Rousse)

The awful wailing sound coming from the direction of the stage was TM on bagpipes. “He should stick to the guitar”, I muttered. Then CI took the stage. Her tunes were much better. Then someone said it was TPR’s turn. … Continue reading

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Andy Gray takes to the stage in Kev F Sutherland’s latest show (Rousse)

My run as the new female lead in Kev F Sutherland’s latest comedy and magic show had been going so well. I’d pulled in huge crowds at the football stadium. Some loyal fans returned night after night, mainly for the … Continue reading

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Guy Masterson and the Turkish conference groper (Rousse)

Guy Masterson’s voice boomed from the red-curtained television screen. Normally I would be keen to watch his performance, but this was a long-anticipated work event in Turkey and I had something else to deal with: the wandering hands of regular … Continue reading

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Pet Shop Boys lose their crown to brainy guitar duo (Rousse)

Our friends BM and RG gave up successful careers in academia and law to become the biggest pop sensation since the Pet Shop Boys. Such was their popularity that MTV played their latest video on a continuous loop. Against a … Continue reading

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An intruder, a storm, and the terrible after-effects of tree resin rain (Rousse)

There’d been a number of break-ins at our flat over recent weeks, none of which had triggered our burglar alarm. We were sure, however, that it was just matter of time before we would walk in on the culprit(s). When … Continue reading

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