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An unconsummated marriage and home delivery comfort food (Rousse)

I wed BB around ten years ago, but we never got round to consummating our marriage – which was just a well because we both had ‘real’ spouses of our own. An occasional quick hug and chat was all that … Continue reading

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Conference confusion (Rousse)

I was regretting my decision to accept the invitation to chair the conference, especially now that the ‘man in charge’ was obviously ignoring the programme and directing the delegates keen to hear the plenary session into a field. This was … Continue reading

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A reunion with Gandalf, Dumbledore, Beowulf, and Basil Fawlty (Rousse)

Gandalf and/or Dumbledore was dead. I saw them wheel his body into the hall on a trolley. The white sheet was meant to cover the entire corpse, but strands of long white hair could not be contained and peeked out … Continue reading

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The boy with the dragon tattoo (Rousse)

The guests hurried to get off the coach that BM had chartered to transport everyone to his magnificent 40th birthday celebrations. All dolled up in a turquoise dress with short black sleeves and flashes on red across the bodice, and … Continue reading

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The Obamas admire Belle’s dog

It was a long, long walk down a canopied pathway to get to the event dinner in the giant marquee. I was glad that I could follow the crowds or I would have lost my way. As I arrived to … Continue reading

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Grace van Cutsem at the Royal Wedding: Rousse sets the record straight

There was stiff competition from Princess Beatrice’s hat and Pippa Middleton’s bottom. However, for many, three-year-old bridesmaid Grace Van Cutsem stole the show at the Royal Wedding by frowning in frustration when Prince William kissed the new Duchess of Cambridge … Continue reading

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