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A romantic, faraway wedding venue with beautiful vegan bed and breakfast (Rousse)

DTJ transported all her friends and family to a romantic faraway venue for her wedding. (It was a pity that her groom KJ was obliged to pop back to Edinburgh from time to time for work.) She (in her wedding … Continue reading

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Unsatisfactory Austrian holiday experience (Rousse)

It was a difficult flight. On several occasions the plane nose-dived and we feared for our lives, so we were relieved when we spotted the helicopter escort that would lead us into the Austrian village. It wasn’t too difficult to … Continue reading

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The value of writing concisely (Rousse)

‘The greatest skill that we learnt as undergraduates’ announced JS to the audience seated before her on rows of hard wooden chairs ‘Is how to write concisely. I can turn one person’s long-winded paragraph into three neat sentences – as … Continue reading

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Middle-aged errant husband enjoys ‘space’ in the arms of a 21 year old student (Rousse)

TPR announced that he needed some ‘space’ so he moved out of our marital home and into a shared flat in Bruntsfield with a bunch of undergrads and some young professionals (one of whom had just been offered a lectureship … Continue reading

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Olympic rowers reunited in the Outer Hebrides (Rousse)

I enjoyed a marvellous holiday in the Outer Hebrides with my tall, handsome, Canadian cousin. One evening we were served seafood in a restaurant by a tall waitress who was a former member of the US Olympic rowing squad. She … Continue reading

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Pensioner’s new lease of life starts on the ski slopes (Rousse)

My mother had a new lease of life. She took up ski-ing at the end of the season. Then booked a holiday house in the Scottish Highlands for a weekend in January 2018 – at first for two, then for … Continue reading

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Last minute ski holiday shame (Rousse)

How could I hit the slopes in DayGlo green and purple ski-wear? This was all TPR’s fault. I should never have allowed him to pack our cases for our last minute ski holiday.

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