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Shopping disturbances (Rousse)

VAE and CM telephoned me from a ‘country fare’ style gift shop. VAE leant against a display of pink stilettos as she was speaking to me. She shouted in alarm when the first one on the shelf toppled over and … Continue reading

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Unwise Edinburgh property investment (Rousse)

Goodness knows why we sold our beautifully proportioned Georgian Edinburgh New Town flat. Now, instead, we owned two ridiculous pieds à terre. Even students would turn their noses up at the first. The second was uninhabitable thanks to the mess … Continue reading

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A messy office Christmas party followed by seaside coffee and cake in Aberdeen (Rousse)

A mixture of colleagues from all stages of my career came to the staff Christmas party. These included: my old boss JH; the wife and eldest daughter of my old office-mate SM; current colleagues DB and LD; a tall, skinny, … Continue reading

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A pop art philanderer (Rousse)

I had arranged to meet SC for a drink after work at 6:30pm, and it was already 6:35pm. I really couldn’t afford to be any later for our appointment so I abandoned the mess on my desk and headed out … Continue reading

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Bid to honour Hartburn home (Rousse)

There was a move to honour the White House (Hartburn, Stockton-on-Tees) as a national monument on account of the parties held there in the 1970s and 1980s. I doubted that it merited such attention: it was not as if my … Continue reading

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A tidy up cheat and a water leak (Rousse)

My parents insisted that my sister clear up her mess downstairs and – remarkably – she set about the task. However, on close inspection I could see that all she was doing was stuffing black bin liners randomly with her … Continue reading

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Lego litter tidy-up (Rousse)

I suggested to my little sister (aged 47) that she might like to clear up the mess of Lego that she had dropped all over the house.

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