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Scotland’s top pandemic super-spreader takes to capital city’s streets (Rousse)

SL was a COVID19 super-spreader. She reached out to hug everyone that we met as we wandered the quiet lockdown streets of Edinburgh. Over the course of our walk, SL told me that the acclaimed artist MO was working with … Continue reading

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Daily Mail sub-editor is secret small screen writer (Rousse)

I discovered that Daily Mail sub-editor RH was the secret writer of scores of award-winning television dramas. This was on the same day that I overheard him say that he hardly ever watched television. It was my brother-in-law JS who … Continue reading

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Katie Price is a patchwork of plastic surgery (Rousse)

I joined Katie Price and Peter Mandelson as an extra on a film set in Edinburgh. Up close Katie Price looked terrible. Her face was a patchwork of plastic surgery and the reconstruction of her teeth barely disguised.

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An ear-less shirt (Rousse)

SL lived in a flat attached to the back of her school. When I visited she showed me a pretty pink patchwork shirt. ‘Where are its ears?’ I asked.

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Kitting out the man cave (Rousse)

The basement man cave was almost ready. I was really looking forward to clearing the upstairs study’s shelves of all of GC’s aviation and DIY books so that I could make the emptied room mine (all mine). I already had … Continue reading

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A patchwork quilt, property in Perthshire, and a stay at the Palace (Rousse)

My parents were selling up and disposing of their possessions, as was the University of Birmingham. If I wanted to save anything, now was the time to act. I wanted nothing from the White House, but was keen to retrieve … Continue reading

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