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Madonna advises against A list celebrity friendships (Rousse)

The Indian manager of the charity shop had fallen in love with me. He begged for a date, offering to pay for both the coffee and my time with him in the cafe at the rate of £5 an hour. … Continue reading

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Watching Wimbledon with wool and whelks (Rousse)

I was an intern for a large multinational company. They didn’t really know what to do with me, so I ended up staffing the main reception desk with a team of young men dressed in black trousers, dark grey shirts … Continue reading

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Poor high street sales strategy spotted on a quest for lip salve (Rousse)

My shopping list was short. All I needed was a small tin of lip salve. I crossed the urban motorway that lay between the conference hotel and the mall and headed first for LIDL. Although there were many customers inside … Continue reading

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Rousse’s surprise school reunion

This was meant to be a family reunion organised by me. Everyone on the guest list was related either to me or TPR, and I had control of the whole event – or so I thought. When I apprehended my … Continue reading

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