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The Princess Royal, a self-driving car, and a road traffic accident (Rousse)

While Princess Anne drove, I told her all about my new self-driving car. ‘It’s amazing in multi-storey car parks’, I boasted. ‘It can even loop other vehicles when coming down the exit ramp’. The only drawback that I had noticed … 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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Top hair trend 2022: eighteenth century wigs (Rousse)

Belle and I admired one another in the mirror. Conferences were so much more fun now that eighteenth century headgear was all the rage. We were most impressed when ET joined us, balancing on her head a tottering powdered Georgian … Continue reading

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Flirting at work (Rousse)

A flirty red-haired engineer from Bolton helped me complete the missing student records for KS and RS.

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A burgundy red bob and Big Ben (Rousse)

TPR made a huge effort with his appearance, first straightening and then dying, his grey hair into a glossy burgundy red bob. This was all in readiness for the arrival of a bunch of his former work colleagues at our … Continue reading

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Robert Frost and dye (Rousse)

While I spent the summer months researching the life and work of Robert Frost, TPR was experimenting with green and purple hair dyes.

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Penguins suits and a smell (Rousse)

The twins made a huge effort with their outfits for the conference. They dressed in not-quite-identical penguin suits. The slightly larger one had also dyed her strawberry blond hair black, making it much easier for strangers to distinguish the two … Continue reading

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A Hebridean Princess (Rousse)

A famous dramatist was staying at the guest house on the Isle of Lewis and – it was rumoured – he was about to cast the lead role for his latest play: a princess with long golden hair. Around my … Continue reading

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Middle-aged Swedish lesbian spoon art (Rousse)

My preparations for the World War II commemoration competition was going well. I had already produced a two page A4 document using a selection of inks in a rainbow of colours and my beautiful handwriting, I was confident that I … Continue reading

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What not to take to a beatification (Rousse)

I shamed myself at the beatification for two former popes by carrying a bottle Heinz tomato sauce in my right hand all the way through the ceremony. Even at the conclusion of the formal proceedings, when the two appointed choir … Continue reading

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