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Airport pranks with Stephen Hawking (Belle)

We were causing absolute chaos at the airport gate. Stephen Hawking was deliberately driving his wheelchair into staff members. Then he took the microphone off a staff member and started to give an impromptu lecture about ‘the mathematics of flight’. … Continue reading

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Dangerous dancing at the Roxy Music disco (Rousse)

A striking looking woman with dark hair picked me from the crowd of party-goers, grabbed me by the hands, and pulled me onto the dance floor. Across the room I could see my DJ husband cast me a worried glance … Continue reading

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Marrying Susan Calman’s ex-wife (Rousse)

When TPR cruelly divorced me, I was desperate to find a new partner. It soon became obvious that the gap in age between me and my first choice second husband (VJ’s son C) was too big to bridge, so I … Continue reading

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Dreamers reunite in London love nest (Rousse)

Several academics associated with the EPSRC’s Digital Economy theme were milling around Heathrow airport, including JB, MC, and PE (who happened to have recently appointed one of my PhD graduates in a Research Fellow role). They all greeted me on … Continue reading

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Time-travelling wife powerless to prevent husband’s grisly motorway death (Rousse)

TPR died a hero in an attempt to save an 8 year-old Brownie. The poor girl was held in the clutches of a mad woman who was set on proving a point about ancestors in Billingham, Teesside. TPR was crushed … Continue reading

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A (possibly) dead husband and a stolen Christmas parcel (Rousse)

Life had been difficult since TPR died of cancer, but I resolved to lead as ‘normal’ a life as possible, and went to work as usual. I needed to tell the powers that be that the arrangement for collecting deliveries … Continue reading

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Competing with a silly super-skinny curly blonde love rival (Rousse)

Fed up with the rest of my family, TPR announced that he was leaving me. Worst still, he already had another woman lined up to take my place: silly super-skinny curly blonde JR. I was now on track to be … Continue reading

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A kitchen break-up drama (Rousse)

I knew that it was unfair to drag our new lodger R into my personal crisis, but I was desperate. Was there anything that she could do to persuade TPR not to end our marriage? K was extremely cross with … Continue reading

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Cliff Richard love interest (Rousse)

Cliff Richard showed an extraordinary degree of interest in my love life, and was rather surprised when I admitted to having three ‘proper’ boyfriends plus a husband of 30+ years. He had assumed that only a mad spinster would send … Continue reading

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Joe Keery lookalike is a Stranger Thing (Rousse)

Following three decades of no contact, during which one of us had moved to California, I was reunited with my school friend JB. Although we had never been best buddies, our friendship stretched back to infant school. Now that she … Continue reading

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