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How to deal with a partner who snores (Rousse)

All six of us – PM, SM, LF, TF, TPR and I – were away from home for a night together. In our shared room, SM took the divan and I the camp bed next to it. When I woke … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn goes green (Rousse)

I was Jeremy Corbyn’s wardrobe mistress. This season he would be wearing dark green cotton shirts.

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Dead man’s clothes (Rousse)

I selected a broad multi-coloured graph paper print soft cotton shirt for my father’s birthday present. Then I remembered that he was dead, so any purchase would be completely pointless.

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Lindisfarne tribute band fail (Rousse)

Although JS had put in all the work for the university reunion, I was the mistress of ceremonies for the day. This meant that the guests were under the impression that I was responsible for the shambolic arrangements. These included: … Continue reading

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Over body-confidence, laundry robbers, the Northumbrian pipes, and a man in white bow ties (Rousse)

Early one morning, before the shops opened, my sister S, my mother and I ran along the Ullapool esplanade. At the far end we stepped on the scales. My sister weighed in at 11 stone five, over two stone heavier … Continue reading

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A pop art philanderer (Rousse)

I had arranged to meet SC for a drink after work at 6:30pm, and it was already 6:35pm. I really couldn’t afford to be any later for our appointment so I abandoned the mess on my desk and headed out … Continue reading

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Squeeze gig a hit at the Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh (Rousse)

TPR carried me on his back over the Hebridean beaches to our final destination of the Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh. Here everyone was having the time of their lives at a Squeeze reunion gig. Across the dance floor we spotted K. … Continue reading

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