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Pussy cats at the Old Ladies’ Lunch (Rousse)

At the end of the Christmas holiday, my mother and I were guests of MB at the Old Ladies’ Lunch in Humshaugh. (I was a little offended at the invitation, but not sufficiently to refuse a good meal.) Two ‘spare’ … Continue reading

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A Land Rover driving experience (Rousse)

I drove the family Land Rover through town in a most haphazard way, skidding in the snow and almost mowing down several pedestrians – but somehow I got away with it.

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Perspectives from a plinth (Rousse)

My elderly neighbour Mrs Frazier was dying of a deadly disease, and for this reason I was helping her with her walled garden. I half expected that she would leave it to me, along with her tiny mews house. I … Continue reading

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Gangsta rap death threat (Rousse)

As the process of erosion slipped into fast forward, we witnessed the course of the river shift before our very eyes. The sandy banks were crumbling so quickly that all hands were called to fetch shovels and spades to dig … Continue reading

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Rousse hangs on to her turquoise trapezium handbag and reports a crime

All I wanted was some peace and quiet at home in my pyjamas when the doorbell rang and a whole family of cleaners marched into the hall. It would have been rude to refuse them entry so while they all … Continue reading

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