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British tourist takes to walking on his hands on return from Australia trip (Rousse)

I had taken on the teaching of modules in media and cultural studies. ‘So does that include responsibility for Neighbours?’ said RB. RB was prompted to ask this question because his father had just returned from Australia, but couldn’t get … Continue reading

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Entire Georgian terrace destroyed by fire (Rousse)

When we returned from our early morning run we noticed smoke leaking through the main door of number 15. We took no action. Two hours later the fire had spread along the street and firefighters were banging on every door. … Continue reading

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Unusual attractions in rural Northumberland (Rousse)

My father easily parked the silver Ford Granada outside the shopping parade. It was only when everyone got out that I discovered why this particular space was free: you could only stay here for one hour. We would surely need … Continue reading

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A trip to Thistledown Street (Rousse)

The first thing that I noticed when I turned the corner into the crescent was that the ugly modern lamp-posts had been replaced. The new ones took the form of old-style gas lamps, and looked lovely. Then I spotted the … Continue reading

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Dog holiday care sorted (Rousse)

I was very surprised to discover that TPR had two dogs. One was an Alsatian and the other a smaller Alsatian collie cross. I wondered out loud who would look after them when we went away on holiday. “The neighbours, … Continue reading

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An undesirable neighbour (Rousse)

We moved back to Birmingham into a large Victorian house on a busy road. Our new next door neighbour wore a long dark beard and kept his hair tied up in a black turban. He told us that he was … Continue reading

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Rob Brydon and Sarah Millican top Rousse’s bill

Our timing was perfect. The family that had bought our little house in Birmingham was away for Christmas, so we could just move straight back in. At first the neighbours were suspicious, but one by one we won them over. … Continue reading

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