Tag Archives: pork

Revolting book group grub (Rousse)

The meal was a complete disaster. I should never have volunteered to bring food that I had cooked at my own house to JS’s flat to serve to my book group companions. Somehow in transit the pork chop suey had … Continue reading

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A French post office heist (Belle)

I recognised most of the gang members in a vague way. I definitely recognised François Cluzet and I decided another chap had been in Amélie. I watched as they planned the post office heist, but also as the police and … Continue reading

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An unconsummated marriage and home delivery comfort food (Rousse)

I wed BB around ten years ago, but we never got round to consummating our marriage – which was just a well because we both had ‘real’ spouses of our own. An occasional quick hug and chat was all that … Continue reading

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A Canadian pork pie picnic (Rousse)

We drove for miles and miles along Canadian single track roads. I doubted TPR’s navigation skills, but he was convinced that he knew the route to our cousins in Toronto – even without a map. Eventually we reached our final … Continue reading

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The dangers of dyed pig meat (Rousse)

My mother and I dived into the undergrowth to hide from the natives. When they passed by we could make out their cargo piled high on the trolley. Neatly stacked like a Tesco pallet delivery, it carried a variety of … Continue reading

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How to find love: happy relationship remarriage (Rousse)

I trailed the country as a guest at numerous weddings as all my school and university friends signed up to the new craze of “happy relationship remarriage”. This wasn’t about finding a different life-partner, nor renewing vows with any incumbent … Continue reading

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