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Sisters on the run (Rousse)

I joined a family of dog-lover runners. Whenever they came back from the supermarket the sisters ran behind the family car, pulling the dogs alongside them. The only difficulties arose when the sisters accidentally fell out of order (the two … Continue reading

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Karaoke in vest and pants (Rousse)

I joined TPR at the bar as he was paying for a round of drinks. £38 seemed an extortionate amount, and I hadn’t yet added my own order. At the other side of the bar a screen came to life, … Continue reading

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Late night drinking buddies ordered to their beds (Rousse)

I woke at 3:30am to find that TPR was not in the bed next to me. I found him in the sitting room, cradling a bottle of whisky, talking to a running pal of old. (This man was somewhat larger … Continue reading

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A dearth of decent restaurants in Harrogate (Rousse)

My step-mother-in-law organised a reunion in Harrogate. For a tourist town it lacked a decent restaurant. We tried two establishments but left each of them before a morsel of food was served simply because the waiting staff failed to come … Continue reading

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The box thief (Rousse)

We were a little embarrassed when P and S started calling the waiters over to take food and drink orders. At this hotel it was bad form to boss the staff around like this. Later, when P and S left … Continue reading

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A failed meeting (Rousse)

The committee was due to meet in my study. I arranged the furniture so that everyone would fit in: two seminar table arrangements, with the smaller one inside the other. As people arrived I took drinks orders (three instant coffees), … Continue reading

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Secret sex with students (Rousse)

X wanted to move to the same Californian seaside town where I had settled. The first job he took there was as a waiter, but he had an eye on something more exciting – teaching watersports to children. I tried … Continue reading

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