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Belle and Spain have a messy break-up

I was being manipulated into declaring war against Spain. Spain’s solicitor had written to me asking for its assets back. Without permission, my solicitor had replied that Spain could go stuff itself and we’d see it on the battlefield. Advertisements

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Tricks when parking a car in Edinburgh (Rousse)

I had been away from work for so long that a new boy had to show me around our office premises south of the Edinburgh city bypass. First he took me to the car park that we shared with the … Continue reading

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Belle co-stars with Grace Kelly and gets nude for four in a tub fun

I’d been given a tiny little child’s desk in a corridor. Soon I would be expected to manage every single Olympic Games ticket order and yet the new senior managers were trying to force me out of my job. I … Continue reading

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The right way to hang wallpaper (Rousse)

TPR was setting up a new home office. At the same time – and in the same room – I was preparing a nursery for a visiting toddler. These two activities were clearly incompatible. Everything came to a head when … Continue reading

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Turkish Eurovision win fails to impress (Rousse)

The school office staff did not appreciate my CD of the solo Turkish artiste – even though she won the Eurovision Song Contest just a couple of years earlier. ‘I suppose I’ll just have to listen to it through my … Continue reading

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A widow’s assumed privileges (Rousse)

Everyone was tip-toeing around our colleague at work following her recent bereavement. While I was happy to as supportive as everyone else, it irritated me that she took it for granted that she could throw me off my computer whenever … Continue reading

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Fish, filo pastry, and a secret kiss (Rousse)

TPR burst into tears when I asked why he was serving fish in filo pastry for breakfast. He wouldn’t be pleased to hear that I had very much enjoyed a brief Christmas kiss with RB. However, unless this leaked out … Continue reading

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