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Poetry fraud discovered in toilet cubicle (Rousse)

My colleague was so talented that she could compose poetry on the spot for any occasion – or so we all thought. One day when we were in ladies, she passed a poem to me under the partition between our … Continue reading

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When cloud computing meets Beatnik poetry (Rousse)

Rather than continue our journey south we turned back towards Sheffield. JT was annoyed. She had hoped that we would drop her off in Stockton-on-Tees. Instead we parked in the huge Costco car park, paid the extortionate parking fee, and … Continue reading

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A prize-winning threesome (Rousse)

The prizes were awarded as follows: the poetry prize to architect and photographer AC; four Olympic medals – 2 bronze, 1 silver, and 1 gold – for athletics to TPR; the CBE to Rousse.

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Levitation and French poetry (Rousse)

I tried so hard to resist, but I just couldn’t help myself levitate at the reunion. GG tried to talk me down as I floated up to the ceiling, but the pull upwards was too great, and I soon disappeared … Continue reading

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Career highs and fashion lows (Rousse)

The careers of all my friends were taking off big-time. DT was now a renowned social media expert, NP an internationally acknowledged poet, and JW a retail queen who administered her empire from her babywear shop in Stockbridge. I was … Continue reading

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Tattoos, travellers and television (Rousse)

I was aghast: TPR’s latest protest at the time that I spend away from him in London took the form of a small tattoo just above his right breast. To me it looked like it spelt out the word “Greece”, … Continue reading

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