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Super-friendly furry animals, early blooms, and stolen chocolates (Rousse)

Four grey squirrels, each accompanied by a tiny rust-coloured baby kit, leapt from the treetops into my coat as I passed through the market. I managed to shake the squirming animals out of my clothing by the time I reached … Continue reading

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From St Albans to south London by ancient orange Volvo estate (Rousse)

How we came to be in St Albans, I had no idea, but it was still great to bump into JB and GB there. They had also booked their anniversary meal at the same restaurant as us. Indeed, it looked … Continue reading

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Prosthetic limbs, a party, and a professor (Rousse)

TPR was mobile again now that he had been kitted out with the same type of blades favoured by Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius. He wore them in public for the first time at ED’s party in West Lothian. The party … Continue reading

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A shocking pink shopping trolley visits the swimming pool (Rousse)

I was the proud owner of the latest in shocking pink shopping trolleys. Fashioned along the lines of a small upright hoover, there was plenty of room in the “bag” for gym kit. However, at the swimming pool I discovered … Continue reading

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Laptop loss at the beach (Rousse)

I set up my lap top on the sea wall, with the desktop machine nearby as back-up. I was meant to be working, but from time to time it was fun to look up and watch the water. I was … Continue reading

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A footballer and a phone (Rousse)

Even though he was brought up and lived in Cardiff, my cousin played soccer as an England international. I was so proud of him in his white kit. How strange it was, however, that TPR admired my cousin’s hairstyle of … Continue reading

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Bupa Great Edinburgh Run 2011 organisers surprise athletes with goody bag contents (Rousse)

I was under the impression that I had just completed the full 10k of the 2011 Bupa Great Edinburgh Run. However, when I joined the others in the vast gymnasium where we had agreed to unpack our goody bags together … Continue reading

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