Tag Archives: skinny

Estate agent lies (Rousse)

The kitchen in our new flat was long, skinny, and crumbly. The light fittings would have to go, new power points were needed so that we could move the appliances in from the middle of the room to positions flush … Continue reading

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Find My iPhone catches cheating spouse (Rousse)

I needed a back-up plan since my husband appeared to be no longer interested in me. R would do. He fitted the bill well as a tall, skinny engineer. There were, however, a few of drawbacks of my pursuit of … Continue reading

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Harry Potter tattoos: the only clue to “Pedro’s” past (Rousse)

I lost TPR during the final stage of the long journey to the US aboard an ocean liner. Occasionally I would spot him in the distance across deck, usually driving one of the small open cars used for deliveries by … Continue reading

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Women didn’t know she was pregnant gives birth on holiday (Rousse)

I admired the tiny baby in her crib. The skinny woman boasted that her daughter was just four hours old. She’s delivered her at the hotel while on holiday. It was all totally unexpected: the new mother hadn’t even realised … Continue reading

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A Shakespearean affair (Rousse)

It was the last night of our holiday and we really should have been packing. Instead my sister S and I were watching Richard III. This hybrid production was part-performed live on stage in Tudor dress, with additional scenes on … Continue reading

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James Bond and a hand-knit metallic jumper surprise (Rousse)

HH opened the massive cardboard box that she’d brought on her visit. “Just a few presents” she announced as I spied the beautiful hand-knitted string jumpers in a dazzling array of metallic colours. I grabbed a golden one and pulled … Continue reading

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