Tag Archives: Post Office

A new home in Howe Street, Edinburgh (Rousse)

We bought 55b Howe Street, Edinburgh. It was a top floor flat offering amazing views of the breakers and puffins on the beach (far better than North Berwick), and a route so short to Glenogle Baths that many of the … 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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Building fake pillar boxes for reasons unknown (Belle)

My mission was to place four red pillar boxes around the local area in a way that they would attract no attention at all. Using a mouthful of screws and two tiny screwdrivers I completed the task but realised later … Continue reading

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PhD graduation outfit and the Post Office impress (Rousse)

Across the corridor I heard ECM squeal when she took delivery of her graduation gown and hood. The latter was most unusual, taking the form of an air force blue silk padded bomber jacket. ECM would look quite the star … Continue reading

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Highland tattoo confession (Rousse)

I woke up cold on the floor of our tatty bed and breakfast room, with TPR five feet away tucked up cosy in bed. At least this proved that I’d slept. It was the last day of our holiday and … Continue reading

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The shame of Jonathan Ross’ brother’s criminal career (Rousse)

My sister J was a criminal mastermind. Her two children served as the key members of her gang. My mentor – who would eventually become my partner provided that I proved myself – was one of Jonathan Ross’ brothers (although … Continue reading

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Macdonald clan secrets (Rousse)

The Right Honourable Godfrey James Macdonald of Macdonald, 8th Lord Macdonald, Chief of the Name and Arms of Macdonald, High Chief of Clan Donald and 34th hereditary Chief of Clan Donald popped out to post a letter. Just ahead of … Continue reading

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