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Ironing in secret (Rousse)

At J and BG’s house I noticed that the framed tea towels were all crinkly – so I took them off the walls and ironed them in secret. My hosts would never know.

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Quad on the Tyne – with David Tennant (Rousse)

My mother took up observing the wildlife of East Lothian in the dead of night using infra-red technology. She invited us to join her one evening. David Tennant turned up to wave us off – my mother on a quadbike, … Continue reading

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Friends con and a pink fantasy fairytale princess (Rousse)

When we sent off for the offer we understood that we would receive a large Friends poster in which each of us would take the position of Ross, Rachel, Monica, Chandler, Phoebe, and Joey. Instead, we received six almost-identical prints … Continue reading

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Christmas at the White House (Rousse)

Two enormous wrought iron gates guarded the two entrances to the White House. I pushed open the one to the right of the gravel drive and made my way to the front door. Once inside I made my way to … Continue reading

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Rousse rides the Irn Bru bike

TPR thought £500 was an extortionate amount to spend on one night at a hotel – no matter how posh it was – as did I, so we were both astonished that CO and AM had booked in for an … Continue reading

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Graduation traditions in Edinburgh declared OTT (Rousse)

We’d forgotten how much hassle it was to go out at this time of year. Any pub with the vaguest association with the University of Edinburgh implemented its “ancient” traditions in graduation week. To gain entrance to this particular bar … Continue reading

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