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Spaceship flies over Edinburgh and pensioners enjoy the Paris nightwear walk Pierrot-style (Rousse)

I was running very late when I bumped into MT near the Pleasance. I hadn’t seen him for over thirty years and had no idea that he was now working at the University of Edinburgh. I thought he was still … Continue reading

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Inconveniences of hotel life (Rousse)

TPR and I were living in a hotel. This was not as glamorous as it sounded. For example, although the hotel had a pool, it was unheated and outdoors, and whenever I used it I risked drowning. It was also … Continue reading

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A missing child, lost glasses, and vegetable sales to pensioners (Rousse)

After our happy day on the beach R and I walked up the grassy dune and over the hill back to the village – where I lost her, and my glasses. Her mother K didn’t seem terribly concerned. The village … Continue reading

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Katie Price returns to work as earnings drop (Rousse)

Katie Price (AKA Jordan) was offering her services as a beautician at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. “Why would anyone with your wealth be waxing other people’s legs?” I asked her. “I only earn £300,000 a year”, she replied as she called … Continue reading

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A watery grave for pensioners, iPads, and iPhones (Rousse)

I came across a very pretty village just off the A702. “We could live here”, I thought “And be close to N and S”. The only drawback was the queue of pensioners jumping in pairs to their death from the … Continue reading

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An unexpected golden oldie Gaelic concert (Rousse)

When my work colleague Julia said that her mother was lonely in the old people’s home, I offered to welcome the sad geriatric into my team to cheer her up. I popped over to her place to discuss the arrangements. … Continue reading

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Belle the economist, detective and pornographer

I was extremely upset to find that once again someone had dumped rubbish on the grass verge at the top of my street. This time it was at least a dozen litre sized empty drinking yoghurt cartons. I stopped to … Continue reading

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Pensioners unmoved as earthquake strikes Sussex (Rousse)

My in-laws were experienced in earthquake emergency prodedures. They simply followed the drill to lie down on the floor until the last of the shocks had passed through the West Sussex village of Birdham. Meanwhile I did all I could … Continue reading

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Family likenesses (Rousse)

I looked up and saw that two jolly pensioners had joined me at the bench. They introduced themselves as Mr and Mrs A, giving the impression that I should already know this. When Cousin S appeared, and then Cousin N … Continue reading

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