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Fear of forgetting social engagements (Rousse)

MH organised two leaving events to mark her departure. The first was a party in her flat on Saturday night. For the second we were invited to join the audience of her latest show. Since both invitations were verbal and … Continue reading

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Degree show treasure trove (Rousse)

ECM placed a small grey suede pouch in my hand. I pulled open the drawstring and found inside beautiful carved bone petals and punched snowflakes, and dozens of items of jewellery crafted in silver, including rings, ear-rings, necklaces, brooches and … Continue reading

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Richard Osman’s understudy (Rousse)

Richard Osman leapt down to the stage from his spot at the side of the stalls to join in the grande finale of the sketch show. This left nobody in charge of lighting, so TPR stepped in while Osman frolicked … Continue reading

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Starring with Rob Brydon (Rousse)

When TPR invited me to sit down in front of the television to watch the hottest new interactive television quiz show produced by Rhys John, Rob Brydon spotted me on the sofa and gave me a cheery wave.

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Three fakes: news, Northern Lights, and a female impersonator (Rousse)

The desperation of the journalist was obvious when he started asking VAE and her sister to provide expert comment on every single topic to be covered in the radio news broadcast. In an attempt to fool his audience, he changed … Continue reading

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Bride misses men in cashmere suits (Rousse)

Even though it was my wedding, my mother would not allow me to go running with my sisters. Instead I was sent to my father to be chastised for not attending the cashmere suit fashion show after the wedding ceremony. … 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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Free panda performance at Edinburgh zoo (Rousse)

From the sitting room window of ourĀ  flat we could see the animal performance area at Edinburgh zoo next door. I was excited to watch workmen pasting up a huge panda banner to the right of the main stage. We … Continue reading

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Kim Cattrall’s new best friend (Rousse)

Kim Cattrall found her new best friend – me! There was nothing special about this relationship. I just happened to be the first person she met when she arrived in town to perform her latest show. It was fascinating to … Continue reading

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Bare bottom disgrace (Rousse)

Princes Street was brimming with brides in town for wedding shows. Fortunately none paid any attention to me, struggling to cover my bare bottom with a pair of big white pants. There was, however, one person who was rude to … Continue reading

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