Tag Archives: meat

Junkie Genesis journal article theft (Rousse)

I pushed past the junkies in the dark alleyway at the top of Edinburgh’s Broughton Street to enter Crombies’ temporary butcher’s shop. The butcher business taken over the halal meat emporium/paperback library/convenience store while its main shop several yards down … Continue reading

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Courting cannibalism (Rousse)

MR was saying to me that working 3 days a week wouldn’t make much difference to my workload, and that I should drop my commitment to two, when TPR arrived at the table. Although I had already bought meat for … Continue reading

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Why Diet Coke is bad for you (Rousse)

EH and I plus a couple of others joined the queue at the canteen. My choice of dinner plate was obvious: not the plain white china, nor the bright orange-glazed rough pottery, but the Highland Stoneware Celadon rock pool dish. … Continue reading

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The dangers of dyed pig meat (Rousse)

My mother and I dived into the undergrowth to hide from the natives. When they passed by we could make out their cargo piled high on the trolley. Neatly stacked like a Tesco pallet delivery, it carried a variety of … Continue reading

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Supermarket staff sample new Yazoo milkshake range: chilled coffee (Rousse)

The manager at the meat counter was clearly appalled to hear his colleague K tease one of his best customers (me) for her absent-mindedness. When she then asked me to fetch her a frozen banana-flavoured Yazoo drink from the chilled … Continue reading

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Cannibalism and communicating by corn (Rousse)

All this food looked amazing. It was only when you inspected it at close range did you discover its drawbacks: the multitude of dishes stretching across the banquet tables were inedible plastic models; the (real) corn on the cob was … Continue reading

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Top wedding style and a most unusual gift (Rousse)

My parents laid on the party at the White House as a combined hen and stag night for SB and fiancĂ© AG. The date was chosen to take advantage of the ceilidh on the beach, a short walk along the … Continue reading

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