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Almost sacked in the City (Rousse)

When I travelled back in time to 2006 I found that my six-month secondment to the City was not the success that I remembered. In fact, my employer had tried to sack me twice, first for incompetence and second for … Continue reading

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Sacked Canadian soap actress is surprise guest at own retirement party (Rousse)

The out of work actress was a mutual friend of my cousins N and DT. Until recently she played a regular role in a Canadian television soap, but in the past couple of months her character had been written out … Continue reading

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Popping out to buy the paper (Rousse)

My mother asked me to pop out to buy the Sunday Times. My decision to look for a copy in the shop half way up the hillside of a small Scottish ski resort was not the best. However, luckily I … Continue reading

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A city sacking with knitwear (Rousse)

We’d been enjoying a fun weekend with IS in front of the television replaying videos of our previous visit in 2006 when the door burst open and work security staff arrested our host. When we looked around we saw that … Continue reading

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The real reason why Jeremy Clarkson was forced to leave the BBC (Rousse)

Jeremy Clarkson had been sacked so my long-awaited appearance on Top Gear was cancelled. However, the disgraced TV star still honoured our date. First he cooked for me and DB. Breakfast was a huge plate of black bacon. Then he … Continue reading

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Cleaner sacked over hacking allegations (Rousse)

All I asked her to do was to print an invoice that I had already prepared. When I discovered that the cleaner had spent most of the afternoon working her way through the contents of my computer, I had no … Continue reading

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Staff fired over spilt coffee (Rousse)

Our maid Norah split TPR’s mug of coffee all over our white bed linen. She didn’t flinch. “Don’t you realise that you could have scalded me?” I shouted from under the covers. From the look on her face, it appeared … Continue reading

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