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A sledge for a sister (Belle)

I knew that the present I had bought for JB was “literally the best present anyone had ever bought for anyone, ever”.  In the middle of a heatwave, I had bought her a sledge.

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How to go sledging – without a sledge (Rousse)

I should have been revising for my finals, but instead accepted SC and TM’s invitation to go sledging. I knew that I was risking my degree and that it was likely that I would come bottom of the class. However, … Continue reading

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A tale of two journeys (Rousse)

One minute I was wrapped in furs, slipping through a sparkling wintry landscape in an open sleigh discussing the merits (or not) of daughters with regional accents. Next I was on the East Coast train service, squashed up against French … Continue reading

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A miracle escape in Sunderland (Rousse)

I decided to give the meeting in London a miss and instead caught the train to Sunderland. There I visited my university friend SL and her young, and extremely irresponsible, husband. While S and I played in the snow along … Continue reading

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Sledging and the snow cemetery (Rousse)

None other than social media guru ES joined us for an afternoon of sledging. Even though the pistes were packed, we had a great time dashing down the slopes. You just had to be careful not to crash into other … Continue reading

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The perils of shopping in Manchester (Rousse)

My recent experience proved that trading standards really needed to sort out the Manchester market trader problem. A stall owner almost sold me a “solid gold” chain at a knock-down price. I only backed out of the deal when she … Continue reading

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