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A flying visit to Nine Mile Burn (Rousse)

JM gave me very little time to consider the sense of his suggestion. ‘Just hold my hand tight, and everything will be fine’ he instructed. Then we jumped the twenty feet from the balcony into the school hall below. JM … Continue reading

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Signs of an affair (Rousse)

A new pair of shoes, a sharp suit, contact lenses, and a mooted move back to Birmingham? What was TPR up to? It was only when I found myself semi-naked on George Street, Edinburgh – wearing just a pair of … Continue reading

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Imprisoned by the Taliban (Rousse)

The pilot instructed the air stewards to set the alarm, and explain its function to the passengers. My response to the news that we were under attack was to send a farewell text to my parents – just in case. … Continue reading

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Tigers disrupt domestic routine (Rousse)

Twice in two days I popped out of the house, across the road, through the field, and down to the wood to fetch a couple of empty suitcases. The first time I scattered a crowd of rabbits ahead of me, … Continue reading

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Rousse’s Darth Vader impersonation reaps rewards

The all-female committee smiled and listened as I spoke. Nobody – not even LR-J or BR – challenged a single of my ideas. This was great! Normally I would be ignored. A little later the sun came out and cast … Continue reading

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