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Unwelcome sister interference in matters of the heart (Rousse)

I had my suspicions that sixth form sweethearts G and JB had called it a day on their long marriage. That GB was a single man at last was confirmed when JB mentioned her ‘new partner’ to me. I headed … Continue reading

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Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre recruits new performer (Rousse)

It was only on my way to the gig in Paris that I realised the folly of my offer to Kevin F Sutherland to put on the season’s first performance of the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre. I didn’t know … Continue reading

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Learning to drive in a mark I Ford Escort (Rousse)

I had rashly offered to teach one of my new colleagues how to drive. I regarded this offer as a means of helping Gail and her husband out financially. They only had one income between them because the husband stayed … Continue reading

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A tempting offer to come out of retirement (Rousse)

I picked up the call on TPR’s mobile. It was his old boss. ‘Keith Falconer’s left the company and I need a quick replacement’ he said. ‘I’m willing to pay £33k for a one year contract. Do you think TPR … Continue reading

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Dashed hopes of a career in consulting (Rousse)

X couldn’t wait to watch me read the emailed offer. “Look at this”, he enthused. “£1000 a day just to give advice. I can’t wait to get started on this project with you!” Once again he had completely misunderstood. First, … Continue reading

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Princess Anne, a posh prat, polar bears, and perfume preferences (Rousse)

We’d all worked hard on the show for months. Even S played an active role, kindly agreeing to deliver the opening address. I did wonder, however, if she now regretted this offer given the fuss that I was making over … Continue reading

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Champagne and caviar versus washing up and weight loss tips (Rousse)

IH called up the stairs to MS that she would open the Prosecco. “Don’t”, he cautioned. “Rousse is down there and she’ll guzzle the lot. Just uncork a bottle of wine”. They didn’t realise that I had overheard them from … Continue reading

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