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A family drive along the south coast (Rousse)

With my mother at the wheel, and all three sisters on the back seat with Baby Ted and my panda, we drove along the south coast of England. ‘Is that the Isle of Wight?’ I asked, pointing to a beautiful, … Continue reading

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Excess roller skates (Rousse)

I tripped over 15 old pairs of roller skates – just another pile of unlikely detritus unearthed from my sister’s chaotic bedroom hoard.

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Sex with your friend is better than sex with your sister (Rousse)

I fell head over heels in love with L. She felt the same about me, so we embarked on a passionate affair. Everyone else was disgusted with us. We argued that it could have been worse – at least we … Continue reading

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Zombie dad on an iPad (Rousse)

Although dead for over a year, my zombie father was still very much in our lives. One day, when in bed browsing old footage of family dining on an iPad, he froze a frame of himself scowling. Then he summoned … Continue reading

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An 11.5 stone sister (Rousse)

I should not have encouraged my sister J onto the scales. At eleven and a half stone, she was not happy.

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Cholera risk on transatlantic flights (Rousse)

My entire family was flying to New York: mother, father and all three daughters (although my little sister was yet to put in an appearance). I arranged for us to travel in the greatest comfort: by king size bed. As … Continue reading

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Lost underwear in Lyon (Rousse)

I joined a French language trip for school children, with RG as my companion. Our base was Nantes. We also took up the option of a side-trip to Lyon. The latter was a big mistake. When RG checked us out … Continue reading

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