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The great missing scones scandal (Rousse)

MSB was clearly disappointed that the promised scones were not in evidence at our wee tea party. I hadn’t the heart to tell her that this was due to her early arrival (and that TPR and I were still in … Continue reading

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Dr Who is engaged (Rousse)

Two overweight female students were selling embroidered handkerchiefs packaged prettily in flat cardboard boxes with clear plastic lids. Stitched into the cloth were the words ‘To commemorate the engagement of Dr Who and Sophie Best’. This was the perfect gift … Continue reading

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The box thief (Rousse)

We were a little embarrassed when P and S started calling the waiters over to take food and drink orders. At this hotel it was bad form to boss the staff around like this. Later, when P and S left … Continue reading

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David Jason hides in car boot (Rousse)

After I took my laptop out of the boot of the green car, David Jason climbed in and pulled down the lid. I could only assume that this was part of a TV drama.

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German treasure trove reveals its secrets (Rousse)

TPR was the jumping champion. He was the first person who had ever managed to leap from a standing start at the bottom of the pit on to the turf above. Everyone had said that it was impossible, yet my … Continue reading

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An embarrassing toilet tale (Rousse)

We drove west for miles, the entire family squashed into a tiny black car, to Dumfries and Galloway. At our final destination I inspected the bathroom facilities. Whoever thought it sensible to install the toilet in the open conservatory next … Continue reading

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Guy Masterson and the Turkish conference groper (Rousse)

Guy Masterson’s voice boomed from the red-curtained television screen. Normally I would be keen to watch his performance, but this was a long-anticipated work event in Turkey and I had something else to deal with: the wandering hands of regular … Continue reading

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