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Avocado bathroom upgrade (Rousse)

At first I was appalled that my sister had dismantled the green bathroom. In a single afternoon she had wiped out all the efforts of the past three months that I had put in to enhance the bathroom’s appearance. She … Continue reading

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A deadly bed and breakfast (Rousse)

It must have been cold in Susan Morrison’s bed and breakfast because TPR was wearing JH’s woollen beanie hat in bed (while JH slept on the floor beside us). It was a dangerous trek across the field to breakfast the … Continue reading

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A tale of three lodgers: human, rodent, and crustacean (Rousse)

OC was still our lodger – almost 30 years since he first moved in wth us. Would he ever leave?! TPR and I pondered this question as we gazed out of the bedroom window and observed the lilies visibly sprouting … Continue reading

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Giving up gossip for Lent: Rousse debates the Archers rules

TPR and I poured all our savings into a property purchase. Our new flat was on the first floor of a Georgian square in London that actually looked like it belonged in Edinburgh. Its size and layout very much resembled … Continue reading

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An alternative use for Stilton cheese (Rousse)

Obedient as ever, I packed some blue-veined cheese to take on holiday. This was at the request of the young hotel proprietor. I assumed that local supplies of Stilton had run out and that my purchase would revive the cheeseboard … Continue reading

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Bear attacks party-goer (Rousse)

I counted myself extremely lucky to have secured a place at the Christmas party with my London colleagues. The animated mix of nationalities and races at our table ate, drank, talked and partied until 05:45. We only took one break. … Continue reading

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