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Belle’s beautiful romance

While attending a series of final year shows, I met a handsome young artist.  We got along so well, we agreed to spend “exactly 24 hours” together to do “come what may”. It was quickly obvious we were a perfect … Continue reading

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Hamleys for the depressed (Rousse)

Bored, lonely and depressed in London, I headed off to Hamleys. On the ground floor I visited the dull Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy exhibition. Then I walked up several flights of stairs with a pair of very overweight American … Continue reading

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Late for a placement visit in Kilkenny (Rousse)

My first placement visit in the Republic of Ireland was in Kilkenny so I took the opportunity to call in on the G family in Thomastown. There I found BG mid-morning sitting in bed in a pink nylon nightie reading … Continue reading

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Woman bludgeons man to death in Holyrood Park (Rousse)

LK led the three of us through Holyrood Park. I shouted after her that this was the long way, so we all turned back to take the route around the other side of the hill and loch. I had been … Continue reading

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Live ‘badgers’ for sale in Edinburgh store (Rousse)

KD and I stumbled across a new set of interesting shops in a mews building at the west end of Edinburgh. Amongst them was one that sold ethnic goods such as Turkish rugs and handcrafted wooden furniture from the Far … Continue reading

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Brian the dog lost forever (Rousse)

Out on the moors we were horribly lost. TPR caught his feet in the heather, tripped, and Brian the dog fell out of his arms. That was it: the dog was gone forever. The only creatures that came near us … Continue reading

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Lambs to the slaughter (Rousse)

We were living in temporary accommodation with a flock of sheep until our move south was complete. Something had gone horribly wrong overnight, possibly due to my carelessness with a canteen of cutlery. I’d dropped it down the staircase and … Continue reading

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