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A good deed turned bad (Rousse)

I stepped out of my seat to help the old lady left standing in the middle of the bus. My intention was to prop her up. Instead I accidentally pushed her over. All the contents of her shopping trolley went … Continue reading

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Birmingham University students play on swings to avoid murder scene (Rousse)

SPC, SH and I stayed in Birmingham at SH’s flat a couple of weeks before the start of our final year at University. Just across the road people were queuing to lay flowers at a murder scene. We tried to … Continue reading

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David Bowie’s shower attachment (Rousse)

I thought that they should throw away the old shower attachment, but everyone else thought that it was worth keeping. ‘If it’s good enough for David Bowie, it’s good enough for you!’ shouted a stranger as he pushed me down … Continue reading

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Gordon Brown and hard toilet paper (Rousse)

Gordon Brown greeted me cheerily as he pushed open the door of the unisex toilets. ‘How does he know my name?’ I asked myself. I also wondered what he would think when he discovered that there was only hard toilet … Continue reading

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Mysterious light and an untrustworthy Mexican (Rousse)

Just inland there was a dark forest. I walked along the track alone, listening out for evidence of other forms of life. I knew that it was unlikely that I was the only person there in the black. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Fun with Kalashnikov rifles (Rousse)

I suspected that something funny was going on in the big upstairs bedroom. I pushed open the door and found my former colleague JB with eight or nine foreign men playing with Kalashnikov rifles. Only one other man spoke English, … Continue reading

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