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Pea soup in confined space (Rousse)

In B & E’s tiny galley kitchen I cooked pea soup on a temperamental electric hob. B was so keen to try the green boiling concoction that he drank some straight from the pan. It was a miracle that he … Continue reading

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Fried eggs and a friendship fractured (Rousse)

My friendship with Belle was over, and it was all my fault. I invited two extra women that I barely knew to visit, even though Belle was meant to be my guest of honour. At the time we were also … Continue reading

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Bride cooks beans for her wedding (Rousse)

My sister S stirred an enormous steaming pan of green beans on the Aga. ‘Why are you cooking in such quantities?’ I asked her. ‘I’m catering for my wedding next week, of course’ she replied. ‘Do you think I should … Continue reading

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Le Creuset pans and A level results (Rousse)

I hadn’t seen Mr and Mrs G since the day of our wedding, but the red Le Creuset pans that they had given to me and TPR were still going strong. I thanked them for the present once again. Mr … Continue reading

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A late breakfast (Rousse)

A dozen pretty coloured bags filled to the brim with bedding plants lined the hall. “Great”, I thought, “He’s going to smarten up the garden”. The kitchen table, however, was a more puzzling sight. What were all these mounds of … Continue reading

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NHS funding crisis: solutions Dreamaticus-style (Rousse)

The local hospital held a fund-raising sale of old medical equipment. When I spotted the beautiful collection of old porcelain bed pans and potties I knew instantly that LF would want to buy them all. However, her contribution – though … Continue reading

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