Tag Archives: reality TV

Sponge-cake frog-legs (Belle)

I was panicking. The judges were on their way and I was still smearing green-coloured sponge cake onto my legs and I hadn’t even got my webbed feet ready. I was a fool to enter this competition. Advertisements

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Babysitting for the reality TV set (Belle)

There was no avoiding the UK’s favourite TV programme. It featured a slightly chaotic young family, struggling financially but “making ends meet with love”. Everyone seemed to love them until they got pregnant with their third baby. For the first … Continue reading

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Reality TV hits a new low (Belle)

Despite reality TV being declared dead, here I was on the set of another lame programme. ‘Model Soldiers’ involved implausibly attractive people being put through their paces with real soldiers. The main prize – a trip to a combat zone … Continue reading

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Poetry, romance and messy bathrooms (Belle)

I helped the local school to relocate by carrying a cardboard box of books to a house around the corner. This formed the next stage in the ‘human chain’ that was being used to save removal costs. I was helped … Continue reading

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Rousse the stowaway to star in Channel 4 reality show

£12 was an absolute bargain for two freshly landed salmon, especially when the fishmonger offered to gut them free of charge. On the way home we picked up the frozen peas that I had left in the pub car park … Continue reading

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Rousse to star on reality TV

There was a straightforward reason why I slipped through customs unnoticed and TPR was held back: I had lied about our trip, whereas he had admitted to the farm visit. Now I had to intervene to persuade the airport official … Continue reading

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